Lynwood Richardson
Cleveland Indians (ML)
Lynwood Richardson
Birthdate:
Aug. 11, 1997 (28 y, 6 m, 22 d)
Born In:
Glasgow, KY, USA
Nationality:
American
Position:
1B
Bats/Throws:
L/L
Height/Weight:
6'0"/221
Entry:
2019 Draft - Round: 1, Overall: 28, Team: Cleveland Indians
Contract:
$4.4M / 1 year
ML Service Time:
4 years, 38 days

No statistics this season

Current Status
MLB Service Time 4 years, 38 days
40-man Service Time 4 years, 135 days
Time as Pro 7 years
Roster Status Active Roster
Injury Status None
Options Used - This Year 2 - No
Personality
Leadership Low
Loyalty Normal
Desire for Win High
Greed High
Intelligence Normal
Work Ethic Low
Popularity
National Insignficant
Local Fair
Current Contract
2026 $4.4M ($4.4M left)
Additional Info
No-Trade No
IP / PA bonusNone
Batting Con Gap Pow Eye K's
Current 10 16 14 19 11
vs R 11 16 14 19 11
vs L 10 14 13 19 11
Potential 13 16 17 19 12
Fielding C IF OF
Range 1 1
Error 9 2
Arm 1 7 3
Turn DP 2
C Ability 1
Position
First 6
Run/Bunt
Speed 1
Stealing 8
Running 7
Sac Bunt 6
Bunt for Hit 1
Pitching Stuff Movement Control
Current 1 4 1
vs R 1 4 1
vs L 1 4 1
Potential 1 4 1
Pitch Ratings Cur Pot
Fastball 2 2
Other Pitching
Velocity 80-83 mph
GB % 46%
Stamina 1
Hold 1
OSA Rating History
Ratings Changes
2026-03-05
Contact decreased from 11 to 10
Weight increased from 220 to 221
2026-01-26
Contact increased from 10 to 11
2026-01-10
Weight decreased from 221 to 220
2025-12-12
Contact decreased from 11 to 10
2025-11-24
Eye Potential increased from 18 to 19
Eye increased from 18 to 19
Eye vs R increased from 18 to 19
Eye vs L increased from 18 to 19
2025-11-14
Local Popularity decreased from Popular to Fair
2025-09-15
Outfield Error decreased from 3 to 2
2025-08-25
Contact vs L decreased from 11 to 10
Weight increased from 220 to 221
2025-08-11
Contact decreased from 12 to 11
Contact vs R decreased from 12 to 11
2025-07-28
Weight increased from 219 to 220
2025-07-14
Gap vs L decreased from 15 to 14
2025-06-16
Contact Potential decreased from 14 to 13
2025-06-09
Contact increased from 11 to 12
2025-06-02
Contact decreased from 12 to 11
Gap vs R decreased from 17 to 16
2025-05-19
Weight increased from 218 to 219
2025-04-14
Contact decreased from 13 to 12
Contact vs R decreased from 13 to 12
Contact vs L decreased from 12 to 11
2025-04-05
Contact increased from 12 to 13
2025-03-18
Contact decreased from 13 to 12
Infield Range decreased from 2 to 1
1B defense decreased from 7 to 6
Weight increased from 217 to 218
2025-03-09
Power Potential decreased from 18 to 17
Weight increased from 216 to 217
2025-02-23
Contact increased from 12 to 13
Weight increased from 215 to 216
2025-02-08
Contact decreased from 13 to 12
Outfield Arm decreased from 4 to 3
Movement Potential decreased from 7 to 4
Movement decreased from 7 to 4
Movement vs R decreased from 7 to 4
Movement vs L decreased from 7 to 4
Local Popularity increased from Well Known to Popular
2024-11-10
Avoid Ks decreased from 12 to 11
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 12 to 11
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 12 to 11
2024-11-05
Contact increased from 12 to 13
2024-10-19
Contact vs R increased from 12 to 13
Contact vs L increased from 11 to 12
Avoid Ks increased from 11 to 12
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 11 to 12
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 11 to 12
2024-10-07
Gap vs R increased from 16 to 17
2024-09-16
Gap vs R decreased from 17 to 16
2024-09-02
Avoid Ks decreased from 12 to 11
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 12 to 11
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 12 to 11
2024-08-26
Eye increased from 17 to 18
Eye vs R increased from 17 to 18
Eye vs L increased from 17 to 18
2024-08-12
Avoid Ks increased from 11 to 12
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 11 to 12
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 11 to 12
2024-08-05
Avoid Ks decreased from 12 to 11
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 12 to 11
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 12 to 11
2024-07-31
Infield Range decreased from 3 to 2
Weight increased from 214 to 215
2024-07-08
Contact vs R decreased from 13 to 12
Power Potential decreased from 19 to 18
Avoid Ks increased from 11 to 12
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 11 to 12
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 11 to 12
1B defense decreased from 8 to 7
Weight increased from 213 to 214
2024-06-24
Contact decreased from 13 to 12
Contact vs L decreased from 12 to 11
Eye decreased from 18 to 17
Eye vs R decreased from 18 to 17
Eye vs L decreased from 18 to 17
2024-06-17
Contact increased from 12 to 13
Contact vs L increased from 11 to 12
2024-06-10
Contact vs L decreased from 12 to 11
Avoid Ks decreased from 12 to 11
Avoid Ks vs R decreased from 12 to 11
Avoid Ks vs L decreased from 12 to 11
2024-05-20
Eye increased from 17 to 18
Eye vs R increased from 17 to 18
Eye vs L increased from 17 to 18
2024-05-06
Contact decreased from 13 to 12
Eye decreased from 18 to 17
Eye vs R decreased from 18 to 17
Eye vs L decreased from 18 to 17
2024-04-29
Contact increased from 12 to 13
2024-03-20
Contact Potential decreased from 15 to 14
2024-02-25
Contact vs R increased from 12 to 13
Contact vs L increased from 11 to 12
2023-12-19
Gap vs R increased from 16 to 17
2023-12-12
Contact vs R decreased from 13 to 12
2023-11-27
Contact vs R increased from 12 to 13
2023-11-13
Local Popularity decreased from Popular to Well Known
National Popularity decreased from Fair to Insignficant
2023-11-09
Contact vs R decreased from 13 to 12
Contact vs L decreased from 12 to 11
Gap vs R decreased from 17 to 16
Weight increased from 210 to 213
2023-09-11
Contact decreased from 13 to 12
Gap Potential decreased from 17 to 16
Gap decreased from 17 to 16
Weight increased from 208 to 210
2023-07-17
Contact Potential increased from 14 to 15
Infield Arm increased from 6 to 7
2023-05-29
Weight decreased from 209 to 208
2023-02-26
Contact Potential increased from 13 to 14
Contact increased from 11 to 13
Contact vs R increased from 11 to 13
Contact vs L increased from 10 to 12
Power increased from 12 to 14
Power vs R increased from 12 to 14
Power vs L increased from 11 to 13
Eye Potential increased from 17 to 18
Eye increased from 17 to 18
Eye vs R increased from 17 to 18
Eye vs L increased from 17 to 18
Avoid Ks Potential increased from 10 to 12
Avoid Ks increased from 10 to 12
Avoid Ks vs R increased from 10 to 12
Avoid Ks vs L increased from 10 to 12
Infield Range decreased from 4 to 3
Infield Error increased from 8 to 9
Weight increased from 206 to 209
Local Popularity increased from Well Known to Popular
National Popularity decreased from Well Known to Fair
2022-10-14
Bunt for Hit decreased from 2 to 1
Stealing increased from 7 to 8
1B defense decreased from 9 to 8
Weight increased from 203 to 206
2022-07-31
Gap Potential increased from 16 to 17
Gap increased from 16 to 17
Gap vs R increased from 16 to 17
Power increased from 10 to 12
Power vs R increased from 11 to 12
Power vs L increased from 10 to 11
Eye increased from 16 to 17
Eye vs R increased from 16 to 17
Eye vs L increased from 16 to 17
Turn Double Play increased from 1 to 2
2022-05-29
Contact Potential increased from 12 to 13
Contact increased from 10 to 11
Contact vs R increased from 10 to 11
Contact vs L increased from 9 to 10
Gap vs R decreased from 17 to 16
Power Potential decreased from 20 to 19
Power increased from 8 to 10
Power vs R increased from 9 to 11
Power vs L increased from 8 to 10
Eye increased from 11 to 16
Eye vs R increased from 11 to 16
Eye vs L increased from 11 to 16
Infield Range decreased from 5 to 4
Outfield Error decreased from 4 to 3
Outfield Arm decreased from 5 to 4
1B defense decreased from 10 to 9
Control Potential decreased from 3 to 1
Weight increased from 199 to 203
Local Popularity decreased from Popular to Well Known
National Popularity decreased from Popular to Well Known
2021-04-10
Gap increased from 15 to 16
Gap vs R increased from 15 to 17
Gap vs L increased from 14 to 15
Power increased from 7 to 8
Power vs R increased from 8 to 9
Power vs L increased from 7 to 8

Career Major League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
Cleveland - MLB
CLE - MLB
2025 27 133 551 465 110 31 1 27 73 65 78 103 1 0 0.237 0.347 0.829 0.2448 0.356 129 1.98
Cleveland - MLB
CLE - MLB
2024 26 162 668 557 143 30 0 16 65 89 102 117 4 0 0.257 0.374 0.771 0.2974 0.347 119 2.16
Cleveland - MLB
CLE - MLB
2023 25 162 636 538 141 28 3 12 53 58 87 122 2 0 0.262 0.368 0.760 0.3154 0.341 115 1.76
Cleveland - MLB
CLE - MLB
2022 24 152 604 503 132 33 0 14 57 60 84 125 1 0 0.262 0.373 0.784 0.3189 0.351 123 2.42
Cleveland - MLB
CLE - MLB
2021 23 32 110 105 24 5 1 1 6 10 5 21 0 0 0.229 0.264 0.587 0.2771 0.257 57 -0.51
Total - MLB
MLB
641 2569 2168 550 127 5 70 254 282 356 488 8 0 0.254 0.362 0.775 0.2948 0.345 118 7.80

Career Minor League Stats

Team Year Age G PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI R BB K SB CS AVG OBP OPS BABIP wOBA wRC+ WAR
CLM - IL
2021 23 65 295 249 63 16 1 8 32 34 41 56 0 0 0.253 0.366 0.788 0.2957 0.356 105 1.24
Akron - EL
AKR - EL
2021 23 10 50 39 16 5 0 1 7 4 10 4 0 0 0.410 0.540 1.155 0.4412 0.525 227 0.81
Akron - EL
AKR - EL
2020 22 20 88 74 28 7 1 3 12 11 10 13 0 0 0.378 0.477 1.099 0.4310 0.494 207 1.33
Lynchburg - CAR
LYN - CAR
2020 22 119 506 406 116 45 0 6 58 71 79 78 1 0 0.286 0.401 0.842 0.3293 0.383 139 3.86
MAH - NYP
2019 21 76 342 277 81 25 4 4 38 47 54 55 0 0 0.292 0.416 0.871 0.3484 0.411 148 3.03
None - None
None - None
2019 21 22 110 82 42 15 2 12 39 46 22 5 3 1 0.512 0.618 1.801 0.4478 0.704 375 3.79
Total - ??
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22 110 82 42 15 2 12 39 46 22 5 3 1 0.512 0.618 1.801 0.4478 0.704 375 3.79
Total - AAA
AAA
65 295 249 63 16 1 8 32 34 41 56 0 0 0.253 0.366 0.788 0.2957 0.356 105 1.24
Total - AA
AA
30 138 113 44 12 1 4 19 15 20 17 0 0 0.389 0.500 1.120 0.4348 0.505 215 2.14
Total - A
A
119 506 406 116 45 0 6 58 71 79 78 1 0 0.286 0.401 0.842 0.3293 0.383 139 3.86
Total - S A
S A
76 342 277 81 25 4 4 38 47 54 55 0 0 0.292 0.416 0.871 0.3484 0.411 148 3.03

Career Fielding Stats

Team Year Pos G IP PO A E Fld % RF Eff ZR
Cleveland - MLB
CLE - MLB
2025 1B 130 1164.2 1163 43 10 0.992 9.319 0.925 -8.84
Cleveland - MLB
CLE - MLB
2024 1B 162 1291.1 1211 98 8 0.994 9.123 0.962 -6.67
Cleveland - MLB
CLE - MLB
2023 1B 162 1200.1 1113 77 8 0.993 8.923 0.956 -7.47
Cleveland - MLB
CLE - MLB
2022 1B 150 1340.2 1208 102 9 0.993 8.794 0.992 -1.58
Cleveland - MLB
CLE - MLB
2021 1B 32 266.0 250 19 4 0.985 9.102 0.980 -0.76
Total 1B 636 5263.0 4945 339 39 -25.32
Player Awards
Award Year / Date Team
Rookie of the Month Jun 2022 Cleveland (MLB)
Player of the Week Jul 28, 2025 Cleveland (MLB)
Aug 26, 2024 Cleveland (MLB)
Jul 3, 2023 Cleveland (MLB)
Hall of Fame Metrics
Metric Score
Black Ink0
Grey Ink8
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Leaderboard Appearances
Year GS Rank
2023 162 2
2024 162 4
Year BB Rank
2022 84 7
2023 87 6
2024 102 5
Year SF Rank
2022 6 10
Year ISO Rank
2025 0.245 8
Year G Rank
2023 162 2
2024 162 4