Latest Carlos Carrasco News

SanĂ³'s grand slam leads Twins to sweep of Indians

Sep. 15, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — With one swing Miguel Sanó sent the Minnesota Twins to a doubleheader sweep and maybe a division title. Sanó's grand slam capped a five-run eighth inning and the Twins grabbed firm control of the AL Central by beating the Cleveland Indians 9-5, completing the sweep of Saturday's...

Indians likely without All-Star reliever Hand for key series

Sep. 12, 2019 1:39 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have dealt with plenty of injuries and adversity this season. They will be dealing with more going into a key series. All-Star closer Brad Hand was sent back to Cleveland on Wednesday for an MRI on his left arm. Manager Terry Francona said after the Indians' 4-3...

Indians hold off Angels 4-3 for sweep; Carrasco gets win

Sep. 12, 2019 12:56 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona had the perfect description for Wednesday night's 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels when he said "we pieced it together." Carlos Santana and Francisco Lindor homered while Carlos Carrasco won in relief as six Cleveland relievers allowed...

Plesac pitches 4-hitter, Indians keep pace, beat Angels 8-0

Sep. 11, 2019 2:35 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Corey Kluber is injured, Carlos Carrasco continues to work his way back from leukemia treatment and Trevor Bauer was traded, and still the Cleveland Indians continue to get solid pitching. Rookie Zach Plesac threw a four-hitter for his first complete game in the majors as the Indians...

Bieber thrills his local fans in Indians' 6-2 win over Halos

Sep. 10, 2019 2:25 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The chants of "Let's go, Bieber!" rolled out of the Angel Stadium stands before Shane Bieber had even thrown a pitch. The raucous cheers continued all night long, and they culminated in that rarest of baseball honors: a curtain call for a visiting player. Although the Cleveland...

Indians beat White Sox 8-6 thanks to Mercado's clutch catch

Sep. 5, 2019 12:53 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Oscar Mercado's spectacular running catch saved the game for the Cleveland Indians. It also might have saved their season. The rookie made a leaping, backhanded grab of Eloy Jiménez's drive to center field with the bases loaded and one out in the ninth inning, allowing the Indians to...

White Sox spoil Carrasco's home return, beat Indians 6-5

Sep. 3, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Carlos Carrasco's return to Progressive Field didn't produce the results he wanted. Carrasco received a standing ovation in his first appearance at home since being diagnosed with leukemia, but gave up home runs to James McCann and Eloy Jiménez in the eighth inning that lifted the...

Twins came from out of nowhere to set home run record

Sep. 2, 2019 9:00 PM EDT

It's no surprise that someone set a home run record this year. What's remarkable is who did it. The Minnesota Twins — who haven't led the majors in homers since the days of Harmon Killebrew — are now at 269 and counting. They surpassed the record set by last year's New York Yankees on Saturday...

Indians' Carrasco looks forward to first game in Cleveland

Sep. 2, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Carlos Carrasco has never been so happy to be home. Carrasco pitched an inning for Cleveland on Sunday at Tampa Bay, his first major league appearance since being diagnosed with a treatable form of leukemia in June. The Indians right-hander admitted his whole body was shaking when he ran...

September Scramble: MLB playoff spots, intriguing plots

Sep. 2, 2019 5:46 PM EDT

All-Star ace Luis Severino heating up in the bullpen, maybe. Gavin Lux making his debut, Bruce Bochy saying farewell. Plus playoff spots and seeding. Major League Baseball is heading toward a September scramble, a perfect setup for what's on deck this fall. The postseason begins Oct. 1 with the NL wild-card game....