Latest Carlos Carrasco News

Indians' Kluber arm healing, close to throwing in bullpen

Jul. 12, 2019 5:34 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians starter Corey Kluber's broken right arm is healing as hoped, and he could begin throwing bullpen sessions soon. Kluber was struck by a line drive on May 1 in Miami. Indians manager Terry Francona said Friday the two-time AL Cy Young Award winner had a "good checkup" and doctors are...

Indians' Carrasco not slowing down as he fights leukemia

Jul. 11, 2019 9:43 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Carlos Carrasco's smile remains bright, his mood and outlook as positive as ever. Outwardly, the Indians' right-hander doesn't seem different. He's determined not to let cancer change him. "I never put anything bad on my mind," Carrasco said. "Everything's good. So I don't feel different....

Bieber wins MVP, Cleveland shines in All-Star Game

Jul. 10, 2019 1:40 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Michael Brantley came back, took a well-deserved bow and delivered like always. Shane Bieber pitched a perfect inning and took home an MVP trophy and a shiny new pickup truck. Carlos Carrasco stood up to cancer. On an idyllic night for baseball, Cleveland connections shined brightest at...

The Latest: AL racks up Ks, tops NL 4-3 for 7th straight win

Jul. 9, 2019 11:14 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on baseball's All-Star Game (all times local): 11:04 p.m. Justin Verlander blazed 97 mph heat from the start, Cleveland's Shane Bieber struck out the side and the AL staff combined to fan 16, dominating a loaded NL lineup 4-3 in the All-Star Game on Tuesday night for its seventh...

LEADING OFF: Carrasco treated, Epstein backs Maddon

Jul. 7, 2019 2:43 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: COOKIE HEALING Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco is being treated for leukemia, and he says it's going to make him stronger than he was before. Carrasco hasn't played for Cleveland since May 30. The 32-year-old right-hander says he got a blood test after a spring...

All-Stars Beiber, Lindor lead Indians over Reds 7-2

Jul. 6, 2019 7:59 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — In a foreboding tone, manager Terry Francona called Shane Bieber to his hotel room to deliver some important news on Cleveland's day off. The faked sternness soon yielded to tears of joy — the second-year pitcher was going to be an All-Star. First, he had to go pitch like one of...

Indians pitcher Carrasco being treated for leukemia

Jul. 6, 2019 3:18 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco is being treated for leukemia, and he says it's going to make him stronger than he was before. Carrasco hasn't played for Cleveland since May 30. The 32-year-old right-hander says he got a blood test after a spring-training physical prompted some concern,...

Bauer strikes out season-high 12; Indians top KC 5-3

Jun. 26, 2019 7:07 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Trevor Bauer finally felt like himself Wednesday. Bauer struck out a season-high 12 and held Kansas City to one run and three hits in 6 2/3 innings, leading the Cleveland Indians to a 5-3 win over the Royals. The win was only the second since April 30 for Bauer, a stretch that has left him...

Indians designate outfielder Leonys Martín for assignment

Jun. 22, 2019 3:49 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Leonys Martin's struggles at the plate forced the Indians to make a tough decision with the outfielder. Martín, who overcame a life-threatening bacterial infection last summer after arriving in a trade, was designated for assignment on Saturday. He was batting .199 with nine home runs...

Indians' Mike Clevinger on injured list with ankle sprain

Jun. 21, 2019 7:00 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Mike Clevinger is confident his latest stint on the injured list will be a short one. The Cleveland Indians placed Clevinger on the 10-day IL prior to Friday night's game against Detroit because of a sprained left ankle. The right-hander was scheduled to start Saturday. Clevinger twisted...