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Cleveland Indians aren't planning to call up top prospect Francisco Lindor anytime soon

For the fans that have been clamoring for the Indians to call up their top prospect Francisco Lindor, they're going to have to wait a little longer. Despite the struggles of shortstop Jose Ramirez and the team's overall lack of offense, Indians general manager Chris Antonetti says Lindor is not the answer. At least not right now. The belief within the Indians organization is that...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians: Is it time for Francisco Lindor?

To say the least, the Cleveland Indians have underperformed to this point in the 2015 season. First, it was the offense. The starting pitching was phenomenal right out the gate, but the bats failed to back them up time and time again. Jose Ramirez Now, it seems as though the bats have woken up a bit, but they are still struggling with consistency. In their first 14 games, the Tribe...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Is it time to call up Cleveland Indians top prospect Francisco Lindor?

The Indians are in need of a spark. And it's looking more and more like Francisco Lindor could be the guy to light it. Cleveland's No. 1 prospect got off to a slow start at Triple-A Columbus, but the young shortstop is finally heating up -- collecting 10 hits and raising his average to .302 over the weekend. Lindor went 2-for-3 in each game of a doubleheader with Louisville on Sunday...
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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Monday Mailbag: Is Francisco Lindor Worth the Hype?

Have a dynasty-related question and want a Prof’s opinion? Then take a minute and submit your question on our Dynasty Desk home page for a chance to have your question answered on our next Monday Mailbag! You can also ask the Dynasty Profs directly on Twitter: Jake Devereaux, Lance Rinker, and George Bissell. I play in a 10 team, 6 keeper and 3 prospect (rookie year plus one eligibility...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

It’s Time for Francisco Lindor in Cleveland

Last summer I stood on the field before the Eastern League All-Star Game and spoke with Francisco Lindor about his life, his development and his future with the Cleveland Indians. When I asked him if he received the call to the big leagues, if he felt he was ready, his answer was like most every thing he does; outstanding and far better than you would expect from a 21-year old. “If...
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Five Cleveland Indians prospects to watch in 2015

The Major League roster is virtually set for the Cleveland Indians, but the organizational talent doesn’t stop there. Beyond the talent that will be on the opening day roster, the Indians have their fair share of prospects who are close to making a difference with the big league club. Here are five prospects that could do just that in 2015: Francisco Lindor Francisco Lindor...
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball Prospectus ranks Francisco Lindor the fourth-best prospect in MLB

Baseball Prospectus has released their Top 101 Prospects of 2015 and Cleveland Indians fans should be excited. The Tribe’s young shortstop Francisco Lindor is ranked as the fourth-best prospect in the entire game. He is ranked ahead of the Chicago Cubs’ highly touted third baseman Kris Bryant, who some experts, like ESPN’s Keith Law, believe is the top prospect in the league...
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February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Francisco Lindor tops Baseball Prospectus’ Tribe top prospect list

It’s old hat at this point, but glove-flashing shortstop Francisco Lindor once again tops Baseball Prospectus’ list of Cleveland Indians top prospects. While it feels like Lindor has been in the Tribe’s farm system forever, he just recently celebrated his 22nd birthday, having spent all of 2014 playing at a high level in Triple-A despite being one of the youngest in his peer...
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Francisco Lindor to start 2015 in Triple-A

Those Cleveland Indians fans looking to see Francisco Lindor in the big leagues will apparently have to wait a little while longer. Terry Pluto of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that the Tribe plans to have their shortstop prospect begin next season at Triple-A Columbus. When given the chance to add him to their expanded roster this past September, the Indians opted against...
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November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Tribe prospect Francisco Lindor pulled from game after taking a ball to the face

Tribe uber-prospect Francisco Lindor had to leave the Akron RubberDucks afternoon game on Wednesday after a bad hop from a sharply hit ball hit him in the face. Lindor laid face-down on the infield for several minutes while trainers attended to him. The ball seemed to hit the lip of the grass and shot upward as Lindor was moving towards second base to field it. He was wearing sunglasses...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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