Originally written March 21, 2013 on The Fantasy Fix:
image by: kcscoliny The Cleveland Indians have mlb.com’s 14th top prospect in Francisco Lindor.  The 19 year old shortstop is a run scorer and base stealer.  He is comparable to Dee Gordon (with less steals) in that he has no power, will not drive in runs, but will be known as a pest on the base paths that crosses home plate often.  Last year, for the Indians single-A Lake County, Lindor scored 83 runs with 27 stolen bases in 122 games.  That works out to a 162 game average of 110 runs and 36 stolen bases, which is definite fantasy value, but again, this was single-A ball, and last time I checked there aren’t many A-ball minor league fantasy leagues. Lindor will not see time with the Indians this season, so he can automatically be eliminated from fantasy considerations for this year, and I would even throw out 2014 as well, for all you keeper league nuts.  The Indians went out and spent money this offseason, signing outfielders Nick Swisher and Michael Bourne, as well as DH/infielde...
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