Tampa Bay Rays’ Wander Franco Makes Unbelievable Play You’ve Probably Never Seen Before In Your Life

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Andrew Powell Sports and Entertainment Blogger
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Holy cow!

Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Wander Franco was absolutely mesmerizing Monday night on the defensive side of the ball, making an outright amazing play in his team’s game against the Houston Astros.

Houston’s Martin Maldonado came to the plate in the fifth inning, with the Astros slugger knocking the ball into foul territory. Franco immediately sprinted up the field and was tracking the ball as he was heading into foul territory. Then, he appeared to lose sight of the ball for a split second and was forced to rearrange himself. Instead of catching the ball with his glove, he ended up grabbing it with his bare hand from a very awkward position.

It was an absolutely incredible play.

Franco also did his part on the offensive end, going 4-for-5 with an RBI, and Tampa Bay ultimately won the game, 8-3.

Man, it’s crazy how good the Tampa Bay Rays are, at least to start out the season.

If you didn’t know, the Rays are currently sitting at a dominant 20-3 record and sitting 4.5 games on top of the AL East. When you look at their team rankings, it’s absolutely unbelievable what you see. They have four No. 1 rankings in overall offense and seven in batting statistics. They’re ranked first in nine different batting ratio categories. They have six No. 1 rankings in pitching statistics and another top placement in fielding. (RELATED: Jimmy Butler Makes History While Having Miami Heat On Brink Of Whopping Upset Over Milwaukee Bucks)

It’s just outright insane what Tampa Bay is doing, and as an infamous Florida man, I’m all for it.