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Carney on WDAE: Wander’s Debut Was Nearly Perfect

St. Pete Nine 95.3 WDAE

Every Wednesday afternoon, I join The Pat & Aaron Show to discuss all things Rays.

This week’s interview focused on Tuesday night’s debut of Wander Franco.  I give you my two most impressive moments of Wander’s first day in the big leagues (and neither of them were his game tying three-run homer), plus what I think it will take for the 20-year-old to give the Rays the opportunity to sign him to one of those team-friendly long term deals.

Click below to listen to the entire conversation!

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Steve Carney is the founder and publisher of St. Pete Nine. One of the people most associated with baseball coverage in Tampa Bay, he spent 13 seasons covering the Rays for flagship radio station WDAE, first as producer of Rays Radio broadcasts, then as beat reporter beginning in 2011. He likes new analytics and aged bourbon, and is the owner of one of the ugliest knuckleballs ever witnessed by baseball scouts.

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