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, Arizona Fall League): 4-for-6, 2 R, 1 2B, 1 HR, 3 RBI, 1 SO, 1 SB
After posting a fairly pedestrian .273/.307/.388 line and four times the number of strikeouts as walks in his first 38 games in Triple-A, this is the kind of outing that is great to see from Lindor. Despite always being young for his level, the 20-year-old’s offense had never slipped quite as far as it did in Columbus this season, a result that would seem to point to a player in need of more polish in the upper levels of the minors. Jose Ramirez’s presence as a decent (if not better than that) option at shortstop will also probably keep Lindor in the minors to start the season, but it will not just be Ramirez or service time that leads to Lindor spending a little more time with the Clippers. The shortstop still has work to do, but that work is something Lindor can start on in the Arizona Fall League. Based on Thursday, it looks like it is underway. Read More…
From Indians Baseball Insider, October 10, 2014