Francisco Lindor To Miss Several Weeks With Injury

Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor celebrates his solo home run against Houston Astros starting pitcher Gerrit Cole during the third inning of Game 2 of a baseball American League Division Series, Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Houston. (APPhoto/David J. Phillip)

The Cleveland Indians released the following medical update on All-Star shortstop Francisco Lindor:

Francisco Lindor recently sustained a right calf strain while preparing for Spring Training in Orlando, FL.

He was evaluated Wednesday at the Cleveland Clinic by Dr. Mark Schickendantz, who confirmed a moderate calf strain.

Francisco has started his rehab and will be evaluated daily this spring.  He is expected to return to Major League game activity in 7-to-9 weeks from his Wednesday evaluation.

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