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Mega deal: Indians trade star Lindor, Carrasco to Mets

FILE - In this July 10, 2020, file photo, Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor runs the bases...
FILE - In this July 10, 2020, file photo, Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor runs the bases after hitting a home run during a simulated game at Progressive Field in Cleveland.(AP Photo/David Dermer, File)
Published: Jan. 7, 2021 at 7:50 PM EST
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CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have traded four-time All-Star shortstop Francisco Lindor (lihn-DOHR’) and pitcher Carlos Carrasco to the New York Mets.

Cleveland obtained infielders Andres Gimenez and Amed Rosario, right-hander Josh Wolf and outfielder Isaiah Greene.

Hedge fund owner Steven Cohen bought the Mets on Nov. 6 from the Wilpon and Katz families and pledges to increase spending.

The 27-year-old Lindor is one of baseball’s best all-around players, capable of winning games with his bat, glove or legs. He’s a career .285 hitter and averaged 29 homers, 86 RBIs and 21 steals in his six major league seasons — all in Cleveland.

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