It’s been a bleak year for the Cleveland Indians.
The hype and excitement was surging before the year began, but things fizzled almost immediately. The team hasn’t been above .500 since it finished the first series of the year with a 2-1 record. Though the Indians find themselves six games back of the final wild card spot, any hope seems like nothing more than fool’s gold.
Admittedly, the opening paragraph wasn’t exactly a day-brightener for any Tribe fans looking for silver linings from a rough season. That said, despite the team essentially just playing out the string in the final month, there’s at least one reason to be excited about the future.
His name is Francisco Lindor.