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Taking Carrasco out of Indians rotation is right call

The Indians are 11-15 and have played some pretty sloppy baseball throughout April. When a team is off to such a start and has played so poorly in almost every facet of the game, some changes are going to be made. The first such significant change was the announcement after Monday night's game in Anaheim that Carlos Carrasco has been moved to the bullpen. Carrasco, 27, went 0...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Carrasco to bullpen, starter to be added per report

Paul Hoynes reported late Monday/early Tuesday that Tribe starter Carlos Carrasco will not make his next scheduled start. He will be moved to the bullpen and another starter will be added in the future. Carrasco out of rotation. McAllister will start Wed on short rest. Starter will be added meat future. Carrasco staying in pen. — paul hoynes (@hoynsie) April 29, 2014 Alright...
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April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Tribe Happenings: How much longer on Carrasco?

Some news, notes and thoughts from my Indians notebook… Put up or shut up time for Carrasco While the Indians underwhelming 11-14 record to date through 25 games may be the biggest concern at the moment, one of the hottest topics with regard to the team is the starting rotation and more specifically how much longer the Indians should stick with Danny Salazar and Carlos Carrasco...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Carrasco running out of chances to prove he's starting rotation material

CLEVELAND -- Carlos Carrasco said throughout spring training that he was ready both physically and mentally to be a starting Major League pitcher. After two outings where he has given up nine earned runs in 10 1/3 innings, Carrasco knows Sunday's start against Toronto might be one last opportunity to show he can remain in the rotation. "This start is really important because...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB News: Tribe sends Carrasco to Columbus, calls up reliever Preston Guilmet

The Indians designated RHP Carlos Carrasco to Columbus and brought up Columbus Closer Preseton Guilmet. Carrasco couldn’t make it out of the fourth inning on Saturday versus the Tigers, giving up 6 runs on 10 hits in just 3.1 innings. Carrasco, acquired in the Cliff Lee trade, has not had the best of seasons. Carrasco is 0-4 with a brutal 9.10 in six games started. He’s also...
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July 07, 2013  |  Discuss

MLB News: Carlos Carrasco suspension reduced to 7 games

The Indians have announced that Carlos Carrasco has had his suspension reduced to seven games as a result of his appeal with Major League Baseball. Carrasco will be begin serving his suspension today. Carlos Carrasco's suspension has been reduced to 7 games as result of his appeal to MLB; will begin serving today — Cleveland Indians (@Indians) June 9, 2013 Carrasco was suspended...
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June 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Second Thoughts: The Dark Cloud Over Carlos Carrasco

After taking a line drive off his elbow in a start last night for Columbus, Carlos Carrasco appears to have established a rather morbid method for evading the suspensions Major League Baseball tries to impose upon him. At press time, the extent of Carrasco’s latest injury remained unknown, but if initial reports are any indication, another prolonged stint on the disabled list...
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April 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Carrasco injured and taken to hospital

Triple-A Columbus right-handed pitcher Carlos Carrasco was struck on his right elbow by a line drive off the bat of Scranton/Wilkes-Barre second baseman Corban Joseph and was removed from the game in the fifth inning of action on Thursday night. Media personnel at the game said that Carrasco was in considerable pain and that the incident was very scary. He has been taken to an...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Carlos Carrasco ejected after hitting Kevin Youkilis

As Matt Dery pointed out on Twitter, the most interesting thing about this video is Rick Manning not falling for Carrasco’s fake tripping routine and nearly admonishing him for doing what got him suspended last time. “He didn’t fall down. That was intentional,” Manning said. See it for yourself. In the end, the umpire might have done him a favor as Carrasco gave up 7 runs...
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April 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Carlos Carrosco ejected for drilling Kevin Youkilis after giving up Robinson Cano HR (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrosco was ejected from Tuesday's game at Progressive Field after he drilled New York Yankees batter Kevin Youkilis with a pitch immediately after giving up a home run to Robinson Cano. It happened in the top of the fourth inning after Cano's home run gave the Yankees a 7-0 lead. Carrosco threw...
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April 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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