Cleveland Indians trade Francisco Lindor, Carlos Carrasco to New York Mets

Cleveland Indians trade Francisco Lindor, Carlos Carrasco to New York Mets
Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor (12) pats Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco on the chest after he warmed up during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Carrasco is making his first appearance since May, when he was diagnosed with leukemia. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara) (Source: AP)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The Cleveland Indians completed a blockbuster trade sending star shortstop Francisco Lindor to the New York Mets.

The trade also deals pitcher Carlos Carrasco to the Mets for four players, including a shortstop prospect that could take the place of Lindor.

Lindor is entering the last year on his contract in 2021. His last time playing in Cleveland was during a shortened season where fans were not allowed at Progressive Field.

Fans of Cleveland’s baseball team took to social media to react to news of the potential trade.

This story will be updated.

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