||Francisco Miguel Lindor
||Mr. Smile, Paquito
|Birth ( Age )
||November 14, 1993
||Caguas, Puerto Rico
||5 feet 11 inches
|Wife / Girlfriend
||Miguel Angel Lindor
||$5 million ( estimated)
Francisco Miguel Lindor nicknamed "Pakito" and "Mr. Smile", is a Puerto Rican baseball shortstop for the ny Mets of big league Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Cleveland Indians. Lindor batted over 300 in his first two big league seasons and provided amazing defense. In 2016, he earned each of his first All-Star selections, the Gold Glove Award, becoming the primary Puerto Rican shortstop to win the Gold Glove Award.
Early life -- Lindor was born on 14 November 1993 in Miguel Lindor and Maria Serrano, the third of 4 children, Pagao Rico, Puergo Rico. He began playing baseball at an early age, assisted by his father, who would hit him with ground balls from the crest of Capitol Hill , while the younger Lindor spent the slope, attempting to urge him into the bottom .
Lindor's favorite baseball players as a toddler were all middle infielders: Robbie Alomar, Omar Vizqual, Derek Jeter, Jimmy Rollins and Barry Larkin. Lindor moved to Central Florida at age 12 together with her father, stepmother, and youngest siblings, and was admitted to Montverd Academy preparatory school . After signing with the Cleveland Indians in August 2011, his mother and two older siblings joined him in Florida.
Personal Life -- A bit like his incredible baseball career, Francisco Lindor has well maintained personal life also . Francisco is happily engaged to his girlfriend, Katia Reguero. Reguero may be a classical violinist who completed her study in diplomacy and affairs in 2018. Sadly, it's unknown that how and once they two first met.Before dating Katia, Francisco was during a relationship with Nilmarie Huertas. They were together for around six and a half years. Unfortunately, things didn’t compute between them, and therefore the couple got separated.
Career and Achievements -- Lindor attended Monterrey Academy in Monteverde, Florida. In 2013 the school's baseball facility was named after him. He was named to the USA Today All-USA highschool team . The Indians drafted Lindor within the first round (eighth overall) of the 2011 MLB draft. He had a full scholarship offer with the Florida State Seminole team , but opted to sign with the Indians in August for $ 2.9 million. Lindor began his professional career with the short-season a replacement York-Penn League Mahoning Valley Scamper. 2011 season and appeared in five matches.
The Indians purchased Lindor's contract from Columbus on Flag Day , 2015 and added him to the active roster. In 59 matches for Columbus before his promotion, he was batting .284 with two home runs and 22 RBI. He made his debut as a pinch-maker with the Indians that day. He remained within the game and recorded his first big league hit.
In 2016, Lindor finished the season with a .301 batting average, 15 home runs, 78 RBIs, 19 stolen bases, 15 sacrifice flies (Major's lead), and 30 doubles in 158 games for the Indian games. In 2019, Lindor was again an All-Star and won her second Gold Glove Award at shortstop. He finished fifteenth in MVP voting.
On January 7, 2021, the Indians traded Lind and Carlos Carrasco to the ny Mets for Ames Rosario, Andres Giménez, Josh Wolf and Isaiah Green. On March 31, 2021, Lindor had just a couple of hours since the Inauguration Day expired on April 1. The Mets and Lindor agreed to a 10-year, $ 341 million extension that might keep them with the team until 2032.