There is a reason why small market clubs invested a large amount, will they live up to the expectations of MLB’s No. 1 prospect?

Wander Franco (22), who signed a long-term contract by pouring a large amount of money into the Tampa Bay Rays, a major league small market club, is receiving favorable reviews. Will he be able to live up to expectations this season?

On the 27th (Korean time),, the official website of the major leagues, selected the players expected to perform best for each club in the 2023 season. Franco was selected for Tampa Bay. It is expected to record a WAR of 5.5.슬롯사이트

The media said, “Franco didn’t play in many games last season due to injury, but in the 83 games he took to the ground, the 21-year-old genius lived up to the hype of being ranked as the number one prospect in all of MLB. I think he’ll be in the top 10 in Major League Baseball in 2023. .

A native of the Dominican Republic, Franco joined Tampa Bay in 2017 as an international amateur free agent. He has consistently maintained the top spot in the major league top prospect rankings, and stepped onto the big league stage in 2021. In 70 games in his debut season, he recorded 81 hits, 7 homers, 39 RBIs, a batting average of 0.347, a slugging percentage of 0.463, and an OPS (on-base percentage + slugging percentage) of 0.810. He showed off his outstanding skills.

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