With the 2020 MLB season on hold indefinitely due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor has been relatively quiet.
That, however, hasn't stopped the 4-time All-Star from giving back, particularly to those helping treat the coronavirus in Northeast Ohio.
Earlier this week, the Cleveland Clinic news Twitter feed shared a video of Lindor FaceTiming with hospital workers at Marymount Hospital in Garfield Heights. In the clip, Lindor proceeds to donate 150 pairs of New Balance sneakers to hospital workers who have been helping to combat the coronavirus.
"I want to thank you guys for everything you guys are doing for the community of Cleveland," Lindor says. "It means a lot. You guys are the true heroes. All of you.
"I just want to help a little bit to make you guys a little more comfortable."
After giving his gifts, Lindor proceeded to hold a Q&A session with those in attendance. While doing so, he revealed he's been staying busy during the quarantine spending time with his family and staying in shape. He also revealed that his favorite board game is Connect Four.
"It gets intense because I don't like losing," he said.
As for when the 2-time Gold Glove Award winner can get back to the baseball field, that remains to be seen. Currently, MLB and the league's players association remain engaged in negotiations to start to 2020 campaign, which has been delayed since mid-March due to the coronavirus.