Francisco Lindor Expected to Stay with Indians Next Season Despite Trade Rumors

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Francisco Lindor Expected to Stay with Indians Next Season Despite Trade Rumors
Francisco Lindor Expected to Stay with Indians Next Season Despite Trade Rumors

Francisco Lindor is reportedly receiving significant interest on the trade market, but the Cleveland Indians don't seem to be in a rush to trade their superstar shortstop. Per MLB Network's Jon Heyman, Indians president Chris Antonetti said his "expectation" is Lindor "will be the shortstop Opening Day next year." Heyman noted this was despite "a lot of trade calls" coming in. Antonetti's comments come after MLB.com's Jon Morosi reported multiple MLB executives believe at least one of Lindor, Mookie Betts and Kris Bryant will be dealt this offseason. Cleveland is entering a difficult position with Lindor, who is going into his second year of arbitration in 2020. Per Tim Dierkes of MLB Trade

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