Lindor expected to miss Opening Day

Indians shortstop suffers calf strain

Lindor expected to miss Opening Day
Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor waits to bat during a baseball workout, Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, in Cleveland. The Indians play the Houston Astros in Game 1 of the American League division series on Friday in Houston. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak) (Source: Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Francisco Lindor, the Indians all-star shortstop and most dynamic player, is expected to miss the start of the season after suffering a calf strain while preparing for Spring Training. Lindor has started his rehab and will be evaluated on a daily basis. He’s expected to return in 7-9 weeks.

Overtime: Lindor out 7 to 9 weeks due to calf strain. How will this impact the club?

The Indians open the season on the March 28 in Minnesota, with the home opener April 1 against the White Sox.

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