Wander Franco tripled in the first inning Monday against Chris Sale, making history in the process.

The Tampa Bay Rays rookie has reached base safely in 36 straight games, tying Mickey Mantle for the second-longest such streak for a player age 20 or younger in Major League history.

Frank Robinson (1956) holds the record with a 43-game streak.

Franco is hitting .290/.349/.475 with seven home runs and 36 RBI in 238 at-bats.