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Wander Franco expected to taking batting practice soon

by Jesse Garcia | Rays Correspondent | Sat, Aug 13th 12:00pm EDT

Wander Franco is set to take batting practice on the field soon. This is a positive step in the right direction since he was not cleared to grip anything when he resumed baseball activities on July 27th. (

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Franco has been out of action with a fractured right hamate bone since July 10th. The 21-year-old was slashing .260/.308/.396 with five home runs, 23 RBIs, and five stolen bases in 58 games prior to the injury. His expected return timeline is still late August or early September.

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