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Mets making moves, acquire Lindor, Carrasco from Cleveland

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(WBNG) -- The New York Mets announced they have acquired shortstop Francisco Lindor and pitcher Carlos Carraso from the Cleveland Indians.

In return, the Mets are sending infielder and 2019 Rumble Pony Andres Gimenez, infielder Amed Rosario, minor leaguers Josh Wolf (pitcher) and Isaiah Greene (outfielder) to Cleveland.

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Lindor is a four-time all-star and two-time gold glove winner. He is also a two-time silver slugger.

In a six-year career in Cleveland, Lindor has a .285 batting average with 191 doubles, 138 home runs, 411 RBI and 99 stolen bases.

Carrasco was named 2019 American League Comeback Player of the Year, after getting diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia and returning to the mound. He had a 2.91 ERA in the 2020 shortened season across 12 starts.

As for Gimenez, the Mets top prospect spent the entire 2019 season in Binghamton where he hit .250 with 28 stolen bases. Gimenez made his MLB debut last season with the Mets, hitting .263 with three home runs, and 12 RBI in 49 games.

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