Per a report, the New York Mets and Cleveland Indians are finalizing a monster trade that will send star shortstop Francisco Lindor to Queens.
If you were waiting for some monster offseason baseball news, ESPN’s Jeff Passan has just delivered with an earth-shattering report. Per Passan, the New York Mets are finalizing a huge trade with the Cleveland Indians to acquire superstar shortstop Francisco Lindor.
For a while now, reports and rumors have swirled that Cleveland could be ready to send Lindor to a new team. The Mets had been among the teams interested in trying to land his services. Well, new team owner Steve Cohen’s first year in Flushing has started with a bang even before the first game of 2021.
The Francisco Lindor-to-the-Mets trade is being finalized, sources tell ESPN. This is going to happen. The first mega-move of the Steve Cohen era gives the team its new face.
— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) January 7, 2021
The Mets and Indians are finalizing a huge Francisco Lindor trade
While the full details of the trade haven’t been released just yet, MLB insider Jon Heyman is reporting that Mets shortstop prospect Andres Gimenez is part of the package New York is sending to Cleveland. Per Mark Feinsand, pitcher Carlos Carrasco is also headed to the Indians.