Originally posted on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 4/9/13
By Tony LastoriaSpecial to FOXSportsOhio.com 615 days. That is the time that has passed since Cleveland Indians right-handed starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco last made a start in a Major League game. That last start came on August 3, 2011 when he went 7.0 strong innings allowing three runs against the Red Sox only to find out a few days later he had torn the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. The injury resulted in ligament transplant surgery more commonly known as Tommy John surgery and kept him out of action the rest of the 2011 season and all of last season as well. Now healthy, the 26-year old Carrasco is scheduled to make his season debut tonight against the New York Yankees in the second game of the Indians home opening four-game series. The game will mark the first meaningful appearance Carrasco has made since that last start 615 days ago. Sure, he made a few starts in spring training this year and late last season he also pitched a few innings for Double-A Akro...
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