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Interesting battle starting to brew in the Indians middle infield

It’s not really a big issue at the moment, but the Indians have a very interesting battle brewing among three players for two spots in the middle infield. While Jose Ramirez and Jason Kipnis are set to open the 2015 season as the Indians keystone combination, top prospect Francisco Lindor is expected to change all of that a month or two into the season. It is a battle that...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Today in Tribe History: November 14, 1993

Francisco Lindor, the Cleveland Indians first round pick, eighth overall, of the 2011 draft is born in Caguas, Puerto Rico. The Indians’ shortstop prospect has worked his way through the minor league system and looks to debut for his parent club sometime during the 2015 season. He has been named a Mid-Season All-Star and selected to the MLB Futures Game in three straight seasons...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

AFL Spotlight: Francisco Lindor

The “AFL Spotlight” is a weekly feature piece on a player from the Cleveland Indians farm system that is participating in the Arizona Fall League. League play wraps up on November 15th. Here are the previous 2014 spotlight pieces on other Indians players: Grant Sides, Louis Head, Nick Maronde and Jordan Smith The countdown is on. At some point during the 2015 season, Indians...
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November 12, 2014  |  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

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 spot...
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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 up to...
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July 21, 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 second baseman...
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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...
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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...
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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 IBI Top 50 Prospects: #1 SS Francisco Lindor

The IBI's 2014 Indians Top 50 Prospect countdown wraps up with shortstop Francisco Lindor. Of no surprise, Lindor is the top prospect in the system for the third straight season and for good reason. In this extremely detailed scouting report, the IBI's Tony Lastoria provides all of the details about Lindor's upside as a hitter, defender and runner, gives insight into the strides...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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