CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 08: Francisco Lindor #12 of the Cleveland Indians reacts after hitting a solo home run in the fifth inning against the Houston Astros during Game Three of the American League Division Series at Progressive Field on October 8, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)
CLEVELAND — You may want to sit down for this news: Francisco Lindor is expected to be out 7 to 9 weeks because of a right calf strain, the Cleveland Indians said in a tweet Friday.
The Indians shortstop suffered a right calf strain while preparing for spring training.
Lindor has started rehab and is expected to return to the game after sitting out 7-9 weeks.
On Feb. 12, pitchers and catchers report followed by the whole team reporting on Feb. 16.
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