The Cleveland Indians today announced Single-A Carolina INF FRANCISCO LINDOR has been named Indians Minor League Player of the Week, April 29-May 5.
Lindor, 19, hit .500 (13-26) over the span of 7 games and led all Carolina League players with a 1.321 OPS. He belted his first home run of the season in Game Two of a doubleheader at Potomac on April 30, and throughout the week, added 2 doubles, 4 RBI and 6 runs scored. On May 3 vs. Frederick, Lindor earned his first-career 4-hit performance, including his team-leading 4th triple. He is currently riding a 6-game hit streak and has reached base safely in 14 straight games via walk or hit dating back to April 21. Through 29 games this season, Lindor is batting .366 (4-112), which is second-best in the Carolina League and tops among all Indians farmhands.