Originally posted on The Fantasy Fix  |  Last updated 3/29/14
Profile Shortstop Francisco Lindor is Cleveland’s top prospect, a 20-year-old 2011 first-round pick out of Montverde, Florida. Later that summer Lindor saw his first taste of professional ball as a 17-year-old in the Low-A New York-Penn League, and was immediately tested in his first full season in 2012 in the Class A Midwest League. In 2013, at just 19 years of age, Lindor played 21 games in Double A and walked (14) twice as much as he struck out (7). This quick ascent across three levels speaks to Lindor’s maturity and approach, two characteristics scouts rave about that should help him reach the Majors very soon. Photo credit: Getty Images   Pundits Lindor places in the top 10 of all prospects ranked at MLB.com (10th), Baseball Prospectus (6th) and ESPN (6th). All three sources rave about Lindor’s makeup, with BP’s Jason Parks stating: What makes Lindor special is the ease with which he plays baseball, as he shows an intrinsic feel for all aspects of the game, which could allow his already
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