Wander Franco (22, Tampa Bay Rays)

who is being investigated by the Ministry of Justice of the Dominican Republic for suspicion of having an inappropriate relationship with a minor

was placed on indefinite administrative leave by the Major League Baseball (MLB) Secretariat.

The Associated Press announced the related information on the 23rd (Korean time) and said

Franco will not be able to participate in games and training during the suspension period.

Administrative leave is not included in formal 바카라사이트 discipline. 


the AP predicted

It is unlikely that Franco

who was placed on indefinite leave

will return this season.

Franco recently sparked controversy after photos of him with a seemingly underage woman surfaced on social media

and some exposed inappropriate privacy.


Franco’s home country

the Dominican Republic

launched an investigation

and his team

Tampa Bay

placed him on the restricted list on the 15th.

The MLB Secretariat judged that the investigation process would be lengthy and issued an indefinite administrative leave.

His team

Tampa Bay

is sparing his words.

On the 23rd

Tampa Bay coach Kevin Cash received a related question from local media and said

I don’t want to comment

and “Let’s see.”

Infielder Franco is a star player who debuted in the big leagues in 2021 at the age of 20 and grew into a signboard player.

He signed a large contract with Tampa Bay in 2021 for up to 223 million dollars

(about 298.7 billion won)

for 12 years and a contract period of 12 years.

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