Francisco Lindor looking like a top-5 pick
March, 16, 2011
By Jason A. Churchill | ESPN.com
Icon SMIA switch-hitter, Lindor has an all-around game that can impact the game in a variety of ways.A month into the college season some things have changed a bit -- most of which we'll go over in the next edition of the Future 50 -- but early impressions may have changed the outlook on some top prospects.
• Montverde Academy (Fla.) shortstop Francisco Lindor has dazzled scouts all season, and may have played his stock to within the top five or six talents in the class. The 17-year-old has shown range, arm strength and accuracy, and the ability to hit from both sides of the plate. What's more, Lindor is hitting for some power from both sides while maintaining high contact rates.