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Wander Franco

Wander Franco

3B,SS - TB

Age: 20Bats: BThrows: R

2022 Outlook

Draft Rank (ECR) H #33
Best / Worst #17 / #57
ADP #61

Roster %

 
Yahoo
79%
 
ESPN
81%

Eligibility

Yahoo 3B,SS
ESPN SS
CBS SS
Wander Franco reportedly signs 12-year, $223 million extension with Rays

Hector Gomez of Z101 Digital reports the Rays have signed SS Wander Franco to a 12-year, $223 million extension.

Fantasy Impact

It's the largest contract ever given to a player with less than one year of MLB service time. Franco was sensational as a rookie, posting a 157 wRC+ with a league-leading 6.4 K% from July 30th on. He's going to be a fantasy monster for years to come.

Wander Franco and Rays reportedly 'moving close' to long-term deal

Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports Wander Franco and the Rays are "moving close" to a long-term deal.

Fantasy Impact

Topkin adds that the deal isn't finalized and that there are still details to be worked out after Thanksgiving. He also notes that the deal is expected to be for more than 10 years with close to $200 million in guaranteed. If completed, this would be the largest contract ever given to a player with less than one year of MLB service time. It would also be the largest contract in Rays history.

Wander Franco has on-base streak end on Thursday night

Wander Franco went 0-for-4 in a loss to the Astros on Thursday, ending his on-base streak at 43 games.

Fantasy Impact

Despite dealing with injuries, Franco had a strong month of September hitting .340 with a .400 on-base percentage, one homer, three RBI, and nine runs scored. The 20-year-old rookie will go in the opening rounds of fantasy drafts in 2022.

John Aubin17 weeks ago
Wander Franco scores two runs in win over Miami

Wander Franco went 2-for-4 with a double, a triple, and two runs scored in Sunday's 3-2 win over Miami.

Fantasy Impact

Franco extended his on-base streak to 41 consecutive games, with a one-out double against lefty Jesús Luzardo in the opening inning. The 20-year-old rookie is hitting .287 with seven homers, 36 RBI, and 51 runs scored over 64 games since being called up earlier this season.

John Aubin17 weeks ago
Wander Franco hits a double in return to the lineup

Wander Franco went 1-for-4 with a double and a walk as the Rays beat the Marlins by an 8-0 score.

Fantasy Impact

Franco is making his first appearance since September 10th as he returns from the injured list after dealing with a hamstring injury. The 20-year-old rookie extended his on-base streak to an impressive 40 games.

John Aubin18 weeks ago
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