Indians pitchers holding Francisco Lindor's first hit ball ransom
Earlier this month the Indians bullpen got their hands on Brandon Moss's 100th home run ball and held it for ransom in exchange for a bounty of Apple products, and when CEO Tim Cook found out about the demands, he sent a shipment out to Cleveland in exchange for the ball.
Unfortunately, the incident set a precedent in the clubhouse, and now the starting pitching staff is extorting rookie Francisco Lindor for a bevy of products from Apple competitor Samsung in exchange for the ball he recorded his first MLB hit on.
When presented with the list of demands on Twitter by Trevor Bauer, the rookie said it may take him some time to get the necessary funds together, but Bauer quickly reminded Lindor of the big signing bonus the team had given him.
- Brendan Maloy