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 (SS, Akron): 1-for-1, 1 2B
Lindor started the game strong — keeping his weight back and lining an opposite-field double over the left fielder’s head — but left the game in the third inning after a bad hop on a grounder bounced up and hit him in the face. After the game, Akron manager Dave Wallace said Lindor was getting X-rays and a possibly a CT scan, with the early word being the ball caught more of Lindor’s nose than his eye. Though a nose injury could be troublesome, the bigger worry would have been a fractured orbital bone. Wallace does not believe it will be a similar situation to Jake Lowery’s — who missed seven weeks earlier in the season after being hit in the eye by a pitch — though he was still in wait and see mode and had not heard back on Lindor’s official status yet. Read More…
From Indians Baseball Insider, June 26, 2014