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Jose Ramirez, Francisco Lindor, and a Nice Problem to Have

It seems like top up-the-middle prospects like Francisco Lindor don’t come around very often. It seems like you can’t get enough shortstop prospects, especially if you run the Cubs. It seems like a building team like the Indians shouldn’t trade their top prospect. It seems like a team like that should hold on to their […]
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Around the Farm: September 6, 2014

Around the Farm takes a quick look at some of yesterday’s performances by Cleveland prospects throughout the system. The positions listed below are where the player was playing in yesterday’s game. Francisco Lindor (Columbus, SS) – 0-4, 1 K – The stat line isn’t so much the story here as what happens next.  The wait begins to see if Lindor gets a September call-up to...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Lindor perfect from plate in Clippers 9-2 loss to Indians

COLUMBUS, OH - The first place Columbus Clippers took a beating from Indianapolis Saturday night. The second place Indian's offense was on fire leading them to a 9-2 win. After a two run homer in the first off of starting pitcher Gabriel Arias the Indians were off to a quick 2-0 lead. Francisco Lindor came through in the bottom of the first to cut Indianapolis' lead in...
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August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Top prospect Francisco Lindor makes Triple-A debut, now one step closer to big leagues

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Roster move number 147 for the Columbus Clippers was something that many had expected to happen earlier. Whatever the case was, Francisco Lindor is happy to be in Triple-A. The Indians' top prospect made his Clippers debut on Tuesday on the road, going 1 for 5 in an 8-5 win over the Bats at Louisville Slugger Field. Wearing number 15, Lindor was in a familiar...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Francisco Lindor promoted to AAA Columbus

Francisco Lindor is now one step away from the Majors. Following Monday's minor-league games, the Indians announced that the 20-year old, who is the organization's top prospect, has been promoted from Double-A Akron to Triple-A Columbus. Lindor was promoted to Akron at this point last year and many were wondering if the Indians would follow the same time frame in moving him...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Lindor Starts for World in Future’s Game

Francisco Lindor has now made three Future’s Game appearances at the All-Star Game, and very likely it will be his last. The next time he appears in the Mid-Summer Classic it will be on Tuesday evening instead of Sunday afternoon. After playing a minor role in the last two season’s Sirius XM Future’s Game, Lindor started for the World Team on Sunday. The game is the opening...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Look ma, no hands: Tribe top prospect Lindor goes all glove to start stellar double play

Shortstop Francisco Lindor is the Cleveland Indians' No. 1 prospect and one of the most coveted in all of baseball. Sunday, he displayed how his defense can be a difference maker in Double-A Akron. Check out Lindor's sprawling effort and fabulous flashing of leather to rob Bowie Baysox DH Michael Ohiman -- all without ever touching the ball with his hands. Credit also to...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
July 07, 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...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Top prospect Francisco Lindor’s 6th home run for Akron RubberDucks

Francisco Lindor is the Indians top prospect and a top-15 prospect in all of baseball. He was advertised as a All-Star with the glove with a solid power-lacking bat. Somebody say power? Well, the 20-year-old hit his sixth home run yesterday in 71 games in Double-A this season. Here’s the video from Your browser does not support iframes. Lindor’s batting line is now...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Francisco Lindor could be MLB’s top prospect by end of 2013

Two separate MLB scouts have reportedly told Yahoo! Sports baseball columnist Jeff Passan that Cleveland’s Francisco Lindor may end up being the most highly-touted prospect in baseball by the end of 2013. Lindor is reminiscent of Jurickson Profar: excellent plate discipline, fantastic glove, will hit for average and if power...
Via Waiting For Next Year
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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