The deal is official via the team’s Twitter account. Francisco Lindor and Carlos Carrasco are members of the Mets, while four are returned to Cleveland: infielders Andrés Giménez and Amed Rosario, and prospects Isiah Greene and Josh Wolf.
We have acquired INF Andrés Giménez, INF Amed Rosario, OF Isaiah Greene and RHP Josh Wolf from the New York Mets in exchange for SS Francisco Lindor and RHP Carlos Carrasco. pic.twitter.com/MhxvJR2QuF— Cleveland Indians (@Indians) January 7, 2021
According to Jeff Passan, Cleveland was in deep talks with the Mets for a Francisco Lindor deal around 12:30 p.m. ET, and by 1 p.m. the deal was official. The two sides were reportedly finalizing the steps, which typically means exchanging physicals.
If the Francisco Lindor-to-the-Mets deal is completed as expected, shortstop Andres Gimenez would be part of the package going back to the Cleveland Indians, sources tell ESPN.— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) January 7, 2021