Lindgren was a failed starter turned reliever who was nearly unhittable during his time in the bullpen.
The 21-year-old was 6-1 with a 0.81 ERA and struck out 100 batters in 55.1 innings pitched. His incredible numbers make him a candidate to make an immediate impact in 2014 or early 2015.
Here's more information on Lindgren, courtesy of MLB.com:
Lindgren has three pitches his uses that are above-average at the major-league level, namely his slider which is considered to be his best pitch.
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