August 4, 2021

Dodgers, Indians Remain in Serious Trade Talks for Francisco Lindor (Dodgers Nation)

The Dodgers and Indians “continue to be engaged in serious trade talks” regarding all-star shortstop Francisco Lindor, according to Bob Nightengale.

The Indians are seeking a package that includes top prospects Gavin Lux and Dustin May.

Lindor, who turned 26 last month, is one of the best and most exciting players in baseball. He is a career .288/.347/.493 hitter with a 119 wRC+ and 27.2 wins above replacement over 717 games.

He is projected to make $16.7 million in arbitration this season and has one more year of arbitration left, making him a free agent in 2022.

The cost for Lindor won’t be cheap, as Nightengale reported. It was previously said that the Dodgers have been turning away teams who are interested in Lux. Soon after Cleveland was reportedly hesitant to move Lindor.

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