Tampa Bay's Wander Franco is not on the team plane amid a social media post probe.
MLB is investigating Franco's social media posts; Rays are in contact.
Nature of posts undisclosed; possible restricted list or leave
The Rays declined to comment on Franco's absence from the team.
Franco was absent from Sunday's game; he left during the 5th inning.
Wander Franco's snapback hat promotion for young fans at Tropicana Field
Rays manager Cash: Franco's day off routine; no further comment.
Osleivis Basabe starts at shortstop in his major league debut for the Rays.
Restricted list: player off roster, unpaid; administrative leave: player off roster, paid.
Franco signed a $182 million contract in 2021; All-Star hitting 281 with 17 HRs.
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