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Francisco Lindor

23-Year-Old Shortstop – Cleveland Indians

2017 Stats

AVG

.264

HR

20

RBI

58

R

67

SB

9

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

The 23-year-old has quickly emerged as one of the best hitting shortstops in the game. He has utilized a steady contact-heavy approach to work counts and post a .306/.356/.454 career slash line in 1,1...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 5' 11"   WT: 190   DOB: 11/14/1993   BORN: Caguas, Puerto Rico   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 1st Rd   

August 20, 2017  –  Francisco Lindor News

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Lindor went 3-for-5 with a two-run home run, a double, two RBI and a stolen base during Sunday's loss to Kansas City.

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Francisco Lindor Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2011 17 A MAH 5 20 19 4 6 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 5 0 0 0 .316 .350 .316 .666
2012 18 A LAK 122 567 490 83 126 33 24 3 6 42 27 12 61 78 4 1 11 .257 .352 .355 .707
2013 19 A CAR 83 373 327 51 100 26 19 6 1 27 20 5 35 39 6 3 2 .306 .373 .410 .783
2013 19 AA AKR 21 91 76 14 22 5 3 1 1 7 5 2 14 7 0 0 1 .289 .407 .395 .802
2014 20 AA AKR 88 387 342 51 95 22 12 4 6 48 25 9 40 61 1 3 1 .278 .352 .389 .741
2014 20 AAA COL 38 180 165 24 45 9 4 0 5 14 3 7 9 36 4 2 0 .273 .307 .388 .695
2015 21 AAA COL 59 262 229 26 65 18 11 5 2 22 9 7 25 38 5 3 0 .284 .350 .402 .752
2015 21 MAJ CLE 99 438 390 50 122 38 22 4 12 51 12 2 27 69 13 7 1 .313 .353 .482 .835
2016 22 MAJ CLE 158 684 604 99 182 48 30 3 15 78 19 5 57 88 3 15 5 .301 .358 .435 .793
2017 23 MAJ CLE 121 550 500 67 132 56 34 2 20 58 9 2 41 75 5 2 2 .264 .321 .460 .781
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3-Year Averages     128 561 497 74 152 42 26 3 13 64 15 3 42 78 8 11 3 .306 .356 .449 .805
Career  (View All)     378 1,672 1,494 216 436 142 86 9 47 187 40 9 125 232 21 24 8 .292 .345 .456 .800

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Francisco Lindor Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Aug. 21 Bos 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .321 .460 .781
Aug. 20 @KC 5 1 3 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .266 .322 .463 .785
Aug. 19 @KC 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .319 .453 .772
Aug. 18 @KC 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .320 .456 .776
Aug. 17 @Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .321 .459 .780
Aug. 17 @Min 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .266 .324 .462 .786
Aug. 15 @Min 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .326 .466 .792
Aug. 14 @Bos 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .327 .469 .796
Aug. 13 @TB 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .328 .472 .800
Aug. 12 @TB 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .329 .475 .804
Aug. 11 @TB 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .269 .330 .475 .805
Aug. 10 @TB 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .329 .477 .806
Aug. 9 Col 6 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .330 .476 .806
Aug. 8 Col 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .332 .474 .806
Aug. 6 NYY 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .331 .472 .803
Aug. 5 NYY 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .331 .475 .806
Aug. 4 NYY 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .329 .472 .801
Aug. 3 NYY 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .330 .475 .805
Aug. 1 @Bos 5 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .272 .330 .470 .800
Jul. 31 @Bos 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .330 .464 .794
Jul. 30 @CWS 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .271 .330 .466 .796
Jul. 29 @CWS 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .271 .331 .461 .792
Jul. 28 @CWS 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .330 .461 .791
Jul. 27 LAA 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 .267 .329 .461 .790
Jul. 26 LAA 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .327 .462 .789
Jul. 25 LAA 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .324 .462 .786
Jul. 24 Cin 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .322 .463 .785
Jul. 23 Tor 4 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .322 .465 .787
Jul. 22 Tor 4 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .257 .318 .462 .780
Jul. 21 Tor 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .317 .456 .773
Last 7 Games 33 3 7 1 0 1 3 1 4 1 1 0 0 0 .212 .235 .333 .568
Last 14 Games 64 6 14 4 0 2 7 3 9 2 1 0 0 0 .219 .254 .375 .629
Last 30 Games 127 17 36 6 0 6 13 10 22 5 1 0 0 2 .283 .336 .472 .808

Francisco Lindor: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 121
2016 155 1
2015 98 1

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Francisco Lindor: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 56

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Francisco Lindor Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017175237143.309.509.868
2016202245274.292.416.748
2015140165181.321.521.890

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20173254313446.240.434.732
201640275105115.306.445.816
20152503473311.308.460.804

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017223379284.278.484.843
2016302596479.344.493.894
2015194308377.325.505.871

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20172742911305.255.445.735
20163024093110.258.377.692
2015196204145.301.459.799
Francisco Lindor vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Pitcher Team AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Doug Fister BOS 11 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 .273 .333 .273 .606

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Francisco Lindor Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2011 17 A MAH 20 19 5% 25% 0.20 74% .429 .000
2012 18 A LAK 567 490 10.8% 13.8% 0.78 84% .295 .098
2013 19 A CAR 373 327 9.4% 10.5% 0.90 88% .341 .104
2013 19 AA AKR 91 76 15.4% 7.7% 2.00 91% .309 .106
2014 20 AA AKR 387 342 10.3% 15.8% 0.66 82% .320 .111
2014 20 AAA COL 180 165 5% 20% 0.25 78% .317 .115
2015 21 AAA COL 262 229 9.5% 14.5% 0.66 83% .328 .118
2015 21 MAJ CLE 438 390 6.2% 15.8% 0.39 82% .348 .169
2016 22 MAJ CLE 684 604 8.3% 12.9% 0.65 85% .324 .134
2017 23 MAJ CLE 550 500 7.5% 13.6% 0.55 85% .275 .196
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3-Year Averages     561 497 7.5% 13.9% 0.54 84% .333 .143
Career     1,672 1,494 7.5% 13.9% 0.54 84% .314 .164

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Francisco Lindor Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 SS 865.3 13 187 14 -1 0 454 9 27 -1 3 4 6
2016 SS 1364.7 28 309 28 0 0 707 17 67 3 13 11 3
2017 SS 1050.7 -1 199 -2 1 0 511 0 88 -1 -4 6 -5
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 SS 0 0 0 10 0 10
2016 SS 0 -2 -2 21 0 17
2017 SS 0 1 -1 -1 0 -1

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2017 Stat Review for Francisco Lindor    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.55 BB/K
GOOD
7.5% BB Rate
WEAK
13.6% K Rate
GREAT
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.781 OPS
AVERAGE
.321 OBP
WEAK
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.264 AVG
WEAK
.275 BABIP
LOW
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.460 SLG
GOOD
.196 ISO
GOOD

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Francisco Lindor: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Lindor went 1-for-6 with a two-run home run during Wednesday's loss to Colorado.

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Lindor went 1-for-4 with a solo homer in Thursday's 5-1 win over the Yankees.

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Lindor went 1-for-4 with a solo home run during Sunday's loss to the White Sox.

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Lindor went 1-for-4 with a solo homer and two runs scored in Saturday's win over Toronto.

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Lindor went 4-for-4 with three doubles and scored a run in a losing effort Sunday against the Athletics.

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Lindor went 3-for-5 with a triple, two runs scored, three RBI and a stolen base in Friday's 11-2 win over the Tigers.

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Lindor went 0-for-4 with a strikeout in Saturday's loss to the Tigers.

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Lindor went 2-for-5 with three RBI and a run during Monday's win over Texas.

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Lindor went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run and three RBI during Wednesday's win over Baltimore.

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Manager Terry Francona said Lindor's approach at the plate is getting "better," and the skipper isn't worried about his shortstop's recent slump , Mandy Bell of MLB.com reports.

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Lindor is out of the lineup for Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader.

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Lindor went 2-for-4 with a double in Thursday's loss to the Rockies.

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Lindor went 1-for-4 with his 12th homer Wednesday, accounting for all of Cleveland's scoring in a 3-1 loss to the A's.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Lindor's glovework helped solidify a shaky left side of the infield upon his callup to the big leagues in early June, but that was never in question. It was his ability to handle himself at the plate as a 21-year old that made him a viable Rookie of the Year candidate and a fantasy surprise in the second half of the season. Lindor had held his own in parts of two seasons at Triple-A Columbus, slashing .284/.350/.402 while sporting a nice BB:K ratio (25:38) in 59 games in 2015, but he took it to the next level once arriving in Cleveland. He posted a remarkable .835 OPS with 22 doubles, four triples and 12 homers in just 99 games for the Tribe and got better as the season wore on. His batting average was aided by a .348 BABIP, and that number might actually be somewhat sustainable given his speed and tendency to hit the ball on the ground (50.8% GB%), but that approach does not bode well for adding more power in 2016.

2015

Cleveland chose to keep Lindor in the minor leagues for the entire 2014 season, despite a trade deadline deal that shipped Asdrubal Cabrera out of town. The move made sense, even if it may have disappointed baseball fans who have been waiting three-plus years to see the slick-fielding shortstop. Lindor has just 180 plate appearances at Triple-A under his belt, and his .273/.307/.388 slash line may look underwhelming. However, the “better in reality than fantasy” label that seems to stick to Lindor because of his elite defense does not do him justice. He hit 11 home runs with 28 steals in 126 games between Double-A and Triple-A, and he will debut in the big leagues this season as a 21-year-old. There is plenty of projection left in his bat, and his plus hit tool and speed combination should place him at the top of a big league lineup. He projects as an above-average offensive shortstop in his prime.

2014

Lindor had another fine season splitting time between High-A Carolina (.306/.373/.410 with 20 steals in 83 games) and Double-A Akron (.289/.407/.395 with five steals in 21 games) before having his season cut short with a back injury. His glove makes him a fantastic prospect and he's certainly got plenty of time to add some pop to his bat, but it remains to be seen how much of a fantasy impact he will have, at least in that facet of his game. A lot of his value figures to hinge on his speed and power upside. Lindor offers good, albeit not great, speed and instincts on the basepaths and his power might eventually develop, but it's possible that he will peak as a 10-homer, 20-steal player with excellent defense at a premium position, offering a bit more to the Tribe in real-life value than to fantasy owners with his rotisserie contributions.

2013

Lindor is easily the best prospect in the Indians organization and one of the top prospects in baseball, though much of his value comes from his work with the glove. He held his own at Low-A Lake County despite being just 18 years old. He's got a mature approach at the plate which might enable him to add some power to his game as he physically matures, but his bat may never be anything overly special. His ceiling may very well be that of a 10-homer, 15-steal guy at shortstop. Expect some growing pains at High-A Kinston this season.

2012

The Indians selected Lindor with the eighth overall pick in the 2011 draft, and he was limited to just five games in the New York-Penn League as a 17-year-old last summer. Despite his age, Lindor already ranks as the top prospect in Cleveland's system. The switch-hitting shortstop should be a steady contact hitter and eventually develop some pop, while his plus-arm should lead him to become an above-average defensive player down the road.