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Francisco Lindor | Shortstop | #12

Team: Cleveland Indians
Age / DOB:  (22) / 11/14/1993
Ht / Wt:  5'11" / 190
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 1 (8) / CLE
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Francisco Lindor stroked two singles in four at-bats and scored a run on Saturday.
He is batting .304 with 12 homers, 68 runs, 49 RBI and 13 steals. Lindor has hit better in the majors than he ever did in the minors. He has been a very productive fantasy shortstop the last two seasons and is still only 22 years old. Jul 23 - 11:35 PM

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Francisco Lindor went 2-for-4 with a homer, two RBI and three runs scored Tuesday against the Royals.

Lindor has been one of the AL's steadiest hitters this year, coming in at .293 in April, .316 in May, .301 in June and .293 so far in July. It's just too bad he's slowed down on the basepaths; he's 0-for-1 stealing bases in July. He had 10 steals the first two months and just three since.
Jul 19 - 11:33 PM

Francisco Lindor went 3-for-6 with two runs scored in a loss to the Yankees on Saturday.

Lindor doubled among his three hits, his fourth double in his last five games. The 22-year-old shortstop has been terrific in the season's first half, batting .303/.360/.456 with 10 homers, 44 RBI, 59 runs scored and 13 steals. It will be fun to see what the second half has in store for the first-time All-Star.
Jul 9 - 11:43 PM

Francisco Lindor is not in the Indians starting lineup on Saturday.

Lindor played all 19 innings in Friday's marathon win over the Blue Jays, so he'll get a well-deserved breather on Saturday. Jose Ramirez will start in his place and bat third for the Indians against Marco Estrada and the Blue Jays.
Jul 2 - 11:14 AM

Francisco Lindor hit two home runs in Saturday's win over the Tigers.

Lindor hit a solo shot off Tigers starter Anibal Sanchez in the first inning before launching another solo dinger in the eighth. It was the first multi-homer game of the 22-year-old's young career. Lindor now has 10 home runs, 39 RBI, 47 runs scored and 12 steals this year to go with a robust .306/.365/.471 line.
Jun 25 - 7:18 PM

Francisco Lindor filled up the stat sheet on Monday, going 3-for-4 with a home run, stolen base and two runs scored against the Rays.

The three-hit game was the fourth such performance in the last eight games for the 22-year-old talent. He's now got eight home runs and 12 stolen bases in 68 games. Lindor is batting .314/.375/.466 overall.
Jun 20 - 10:33 PM

Francisco Lindor went 3-for-4 with an RBI, two runs scored and a stolen base Saturday against the White Sox.

Ho-hum, just another day in the life of a 22-year-old phenom. Lindor now has 11 steals in 14 tries, good for seventh-most among American League base-stealers. The shortstop is hitting .311/.369/.451 in his first full season in the bigs.
Jun 18 - 11:55 PM

Francisco Lindor finished 3-for-5 with three RBI in the Indians' 8-3 defeat of the Angels on Sunday.

Lindor opened the game's scoring in the top of the first inning with a solo home run against Angels starter David Huff. He then punched a two-run single to right field off Huff in the top of the second, driving the right-hander from the game. Lindor is rocking a cool .304/.360/.450 batting line with seven home runs and 33 RBI in 61 games this season for the AL Central-leading Indians.
Jun 12 - 7:28 PM

Francisco Lindor went 2-for-3 with a solo home run and three total RBI in Sunday's win over the Royals.

Lindor lofted a sacrifice fly in the first inning, launched a solo home run in the fifth and finished off his RBI-filled afternoon with a run-scoring single in the seventh. The 22-year-old shortstop boasts a .313/.367/.456 triple-slash and has cracked six homers and driven in 29 runs across 217 at-bats. He has also swiped 10 bases in 11 attempts.
Jun 5 - 7:00 PM

Francisco Lindor smashed two doubles and a home run against the Royals on Saturday night.

Mike Napoli and Tyler Naquin also homered for the Indians. Lindor's 348-foot shot was his fifth of the campaign. He chipped in two RBI and scored a run. Lindor is quietly having an excellent season for the Indians. His .308/.364/.439 slash line combined with his 36 runs, 24 RBI and 10 stolen bases place him comfortably inside the top 10 shortstops in fantasy baseball.
Jun 4 - 11:54 PM

Francisco Lindor went 2-for-5 with an RBI triple and two runs, including the game-winning run, as the Indians came back to beat the Royals 5-4 on Thursday.

Down a run with a runner on third base in the bottom of the ninth, Lindor swatted a game-tying triple -- his first triple of the season -- off Royals reliever Joakim Soria. He then raced home as the winning run on a Mike Napoli sacrifice fly. Lindor has scored 35 times this season while batting .301/.360/.413 in his first full season in the majors.
Jun 2 - 11:50 PM

Francisco Lindor is out of the Indians' starting lineup Wednesday afternoon against the White Sox.

It's a simple day of maintenance for Lindor. Jose Ramirez will draw the start at shortstop and bat third Wednesday versus White Sox left-hander Jose Quintana.
May 25 - 11:56 AM

Francisco Lindor went 3-for-5 with an RBI, a stolen base and a run scored in a win over the White Sox on Tuesday.

Lindor was one of four Indians with multiple hits against Chris Sale and company. The shortstop now has six three-hit games in the month of May, batting .340 with 11 RBI and 17 runs scored this month. The 22-year-old is hitting .318/.372/.413 with nine stolen bases overall.
May 24 - 11:13 PM

Francisco Lindor went 2-for-4 with an RBI, two runs scored and a stolen base Thursday against the Reds.

Lindor continues to hit everything in sight, as Thursday was his fourth consecutive multi-hit game and his sixth in the last week. The stolen base -- as if stinging the ball every at-bat wasn't enough -- was his seventh of the year. The 22-year-old is now hitting .329/.382/.439 with 19 RBI and 27 runs scored overall.
May 19 - 10:09 PM

Francisco Lindor doubled twice as part of a 3-for-6 night on Tuesday as the Indians routed the Reds.

Cleveland's offense managed 13 runs on 17 hits -- with 10 of those runs and 14 of those hits coming against Cincinnati starter Alfredo Simon. That follows a 15-6 explosion against Reds pitching on Monday. If only Lindor and the Indians could play the cross-state club all the time.
May 17 - 9:47 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yan Gomes
2Roberto Perez
3Chris Gimenez
1B1Mike Napoli
2B1Jason Kipnis
SS1Francisco Lindor
3B1Juan Uribe
LF1Michael Brantley
2Jose Ramirez
CF1Rajai Davis
2Abraham Almonte
3Tyler Naquin
RF1Lonnie Chisenhall
2Marlon Byrd
DH1Carlos Santana
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Corey Kluber
2Carlos Carrasco
3Danny Salazar
4Josh Tomlin
5Trevor Bauer
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Cody Allen
2Bryan Shaw
3Zach McAllister
4Jeff Manship
5Dan Otero
6Tommy Hunter
7Austin Adams
8Joseph Colon
9Kyle Crockett
10Cody Anderson