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Tampa Bay Rays: Wander Franco to Play in Olympic Qualifiers

The Tampa Bay Rays‘ star prospect, Wander Franco has had a pretty amazing week. First, he played in his first Major League spring training game last Thursday. He got his first hit on Friday.

Today, he celebrates his nineteenth birthday. As a present, news broke that he would be representing the Dominican Republic in baseball’s return to the Olympics. Franco will be joining Dominican legend, Jose Bautista in the qualifiers in Arizona between March 22-26.

Franco is currently the consensus number one prospect in all of baseball.

After 12 years without baseball, the 2020 Olympics will bring back the greatest sport on earth.