cleveland cleveland.com 08 Jan, 2021 02:15 am

Here’s what shortstop Andrés Giménez brings to the Cleveland Indians

Here’s what shortstop Andrés Giménez brings to the Cleveland Indians
The 22-year-old infielder made his big league debut for the Mets in 2020.

’' Like Rojas, Indians president of baseball operations Chris Antonetti said the left handed-hitting infielder has a “good feel for the game.” “He’s mature beyond his years,” Antonetti said.Despite his inexperience, Giménez transitioned pretty seamlessly to the major leagues, Antonetti said, and he was able to also have a productive offensive year that built on his defensive assets.“We think he’s got a chance to develop into a productive major league hitter,” Antonetti said.

He made New York’s opening day roster in part because his manager at Double-A was Luis Rojas, who got the Mets managing gig once the club parted ways with Carlos Beltran.“Giménez has a lot of energy,’' Rojas told the New York Post in February, 2020.

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