Major League Baseball is looking into social media posts alleging that Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Wander Franco, has been involved in an inappropriate relationship with a minor.
The question here is, is Wander Franco married to a minor?
To answer your question, yes, Wanda Franco is married, however, we can’t confirm if he is married to a minor or not.
According to nypost.com, The Tampa Bay Times reported in April 2022 that Franco had got married and his wife was expecting their second child – their second son.
He apparently has a tattoo of their first son on his left arm.
Tampa Bay Rays release statement
The Tampa Bay Rays acknowledged in a statement to multiple outlets Sunday night that Major League Baseball is looking into social media posts regarding shortstop Wander Franco, saying that the team is in “close contact” with the league as it conducts its “due diligence.”
The Rays did not specify the nature of the social media content in their statement.
However, on Sunday, online posts went viral that alleged Franco, 22, engaged in an inappropriate relationship with a minor.
“During today’s game, we were made aware of the social media posts that are circulating regarding Wander Franco,” the team said in a statement two hours after Sunday’s 9-2 loss to the Cleveland Guardians. “We take the situation seriously and are in close contact with Major League Baseball as it conducts its due diligence.”
Franco was not in the lineup Sunday despite a Wander Franco Snapback Hat giveaway for kids 14 and under.
The Rays called up top prospect Osleivis Basabe, one of their top prospects, from Triple-A Durham to start in his place.
Rays manager Kevin Cash said before the game the decision to sit Franco was to “get him off his feet.” Asked after the game if anything more went into the decision, Cash said, “no, just a day off.”
When a follow-up question referenced “speculation” on social media, Cash acknowledged he was aware of it.
“I am aware of this speculation,” he said. “I’m not going to comment any further on that. But the day off was because (of) the day off.”