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|Games Played By Position|
|07/28/2014||Joc Pederson, LF LAD||Francisco Lindor, SS CLE|
Jacob deGrom, SP NYM
|07/28/2014||Francisco Lindor, SS CLE|
Francisco Liriano, SP PIT
Mark Trumbo, LF ARI
|Corey Kluber, SP CLE|
Colby Rasmus, CF TOR
Joe Nathan, RP DET
|07/28/2014||Ian Desmond, SS WAS|
Mat Latos, SP CIN
|Ervin Santana, SP ATL|
Jose Reyes, SS TOR
Francisco Lindor, SS CLE
|Indians haven't talked about promotion for Francisco Lindor |
|by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com|
(7/27/14) Indians shortstop prospect Francisco Lindor hit a pair of home runs Saturday for Triple-A Columbus. The 20-year-old infielder is batting .333 (6 for 18) with one stolen base, three walks, four extra-base hits and five runs in five games since being promoted from Double-A Akron.
Indians manager Terry Francona said Sunday the team has not had any internal discussions about bringing Lindor to the majors later this season, per MLB.com.
"We haven't even talked about it," Francona said. "He's on a pretty fast track right now. ... I think the organization views Lindor as a mature enough kid that he'll probably handle whatever. So, I think [being in Triple-A] is good for him. He's a pretty young kid, but he's a very mature kid."
|Indians not ready to promote Francisco Lindor |
|by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com|
(7/23/14) If Indians shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera needs a stint on the disabled list due to a back injury, the team will not promote top prospect Francisco Lindor to replace him on the roster, according to The Plain Dealer. Lindor was just promoted to Triple-A Akron Monday.
|Francisco Lindor promoted to Triple-A Columbus |
|by R.J. White | CBSSports.com|
(7/21/14) Indians shortstop prospect Francisco Lindor was promoted to Triple-A Columbus Monday.
Lindor went 0 for 4 Monday for the second consecutive game, but he entered play Monday with a .281/.356/.393 line and 25 stolen bases in 338 at-bats with Double-A Akron. Lindor was named the sixth-best prospect in baseball in Baseball America's midseason update earlier in July.
|Francisco Lindor to be out at least a week |
|by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com|
(6/26/14) Indians premier prospect Francisco Lindor will be sidelined for 7-10 days with a non-displaced nasal fracture. He was hit in the face with a grounder on Wednesday for Double-A Akron.
The shortstop owns a .283 batting average with six home runs, 43 RBI and 19 stolen bases. He is consdered the heir apparent to Asdrubal Cabrera, who is destined for free agency after this season and could be traded at the deadline if the Indians fall out of contention.
|Francisco Lindor exits after taking a ball to the face |
|by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com|
(6/25/14) Indians infielder Francisco Lindor had to leave Wednesday's game after a ball hit him in the face.
Lindor was hit while playing defense. A hard ground ball took a bad hop, and hit him square in the face. Lindor left the game, and was immediately replaced. He underwent X-rays shortly after the event, but the team won't have the results until after the game. There were no initial signs of a concussion or broken bones, however. The 20-year-old is considered one of the best prospects in baseball.
|Though his outstanding glovework makes him a better prospect in real life than Fantasy, Francisco Lindor made big enough strides at the plate last year to convince both circles he's a player to covet, hitting over .300 with a terrific strikeout-to-walk ratio. True, he didn't show much power and won't ever be mistaken for Baez, but keep in mind he was a scrawny teenager going against players two and three years older than him. Most scouts think he'll eventually develop power on the level of a Jose Reyes or Rafael Furcal, who have both had their years of Fantasy prominence. Throw in a high contact rate and decent base-stealing ability, and you have a potential high-end Fantasy shortstop. Given the trade rumors surrounding Asdrubal Cabrera, the Indians seem to be anxious to get Lindor's glove, if not his bat, to the majors. He has already reached Double-A, so despite his young age, a midseason promotion wouldn't be so far-fetched. Of course, he wouldn't be a finished product at that point, which is why owners in single-season leagues shouldn't be particularly enthusiastic about drafting him, but the shorter timetable also works to his advantage in keeper leagues.
(Updated 1/15/14) |
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|7/29/14||SEA||7:05 pm||Hisashi Iwakuma|
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