Former Tribe SS Francisco Lindor Gets Fat Pay Day From Mets


Former Cleveland Indians Shortstop Francisco Lindor got the pay day he was looking for.

Lindor, traded by the Indians to the New York Mets in January, agreed to a ten year contract extension with New York for $341 million.

Lindor was reportedly seeking a 12 year deal worth $385 million while the Mets originally offered a 10 year pact for $325 million.

The 27-year old Lindor could have become a free agent after this season. He is a two time Gold Glove winner who averaged 34 homers, 85 RBI, 110 runs scored, 21 stolen bases and a .856 OPS for the Tribe from 2017-2019.

Lindor becomes the 8th player in baseball with a contract of $300 million or more.

Lindor's former teammates, meantime, open the season this afternoon against the Tigers in Detroit. 'Tribe Insider' with Carmen Angelo begins at 12:05pm with first pitch from Comerica Park set for 1:10.

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