Report: Tampa Bay Rays’ Wander Franco agrees to 12-year contract


Tampa Bay Rays’ Wander Franco hits a single against the Detroit Tigers in the first inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) – Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Wander Franco has reportedly agreed to a “massive” contract.

According to an ESPN report, sources say the 20-year-old has agreed to a 12-year contract.

The deal would guarantee Franco $185 million, with a maximum of $223, according to ESPN.

ESPN MLB insider Jeff Passan tweeted the news just after 1 p.m. on Tuesday.

“It is done, pending small details. The 20-year-old is going to be a Ray for a long time,” Passan tweeted.

The Tampa Bay Rays have not yet issued a statement or released information.

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