Investigation into Tampa Bay Rays' Wander Franco's alleged relationship with a minor is in early stages, led by Dominican attorney Juan Arturo Recio.

Dominican law prohibits consensual relationships between adults and minors

Major League Baseball dispatched a team to investigate the case, focused on Peravia province.

Tampa Bay Rays' diverse roster and lucrative contracts, like Franco's $223 million deal, resonates with Dominican fans.

– Francisco Martinez questions Franco's innocence due to fame and money factors.

– Miguel Mieses, devoted fan, worries about the allegations impacting Franco's future.