Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor will miss six to 9 weeks on account of a correct calf strain he sustained whereas preparing for spring teaching.
The Indians launched Lindor’s standing Friday. He has started rehab.
“We are confident that everyone will handle this news calmly and rationally,” the Indians tweeted.
Lindor was evaluated Wednesday at the Cleveland Clinic.
The three-time All-Star hit a career-high 38 home runs closing season with 92 RBIs in 158 video video games for the Tribe. Lindor, 25, moreover hit .277 with 25 stolen bases in 2018. The four-year veteran had a league-high 745 plate appearances and 129 runs scored closing season.
The timeline implies that Lindor is in jeopardy of missing the Indians’ season opener March 28 in opposition to the Minnesota Twins at Target Field in Minneapolis.