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I can’t help but shake my head while sitting here during the opening home series here at Progressive Field.
The Cleveland Indians are 3-5 and two games out of first on April 10th, and to listen to the general populace that surround the Indians, you would think that the season ended yesterday after another 100-loss season.
Sure, things could be better. The pitching staff looks like utter garbage up to this point, and the offense doesn't seem to be all that far behind.
The normal reaction for Cleveland fans is to hammer on the Dolans, drop the front office for their lack of sanity, blame the manager for being a complete and utter idiot, and stare and the players and wonder, “who are these guys,” or at the very least, most of the above.
I’m just not there yet, and I’m not anywhere close.
Yes folks, there’s reason for optimism in the midst of the pitching woes. There’s basis for hope as the defense looks like a bad version of the Bad News Bears. There’s cause for optimism that the o...
BEST OF MAXIM
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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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...
Indians starter Carlos Carrasco has been ejected in the fourth inning after hitting Kevin Youkilis in the shoulder with a pitch.
Carrasco, who recently finished serving a five-game suspension for throwing at Kansas City's Billy Butler in 2011, had just given up a homer to Robinson Cano, giving the New York Yankees a 7-0 lead Tuesday night, when he drilled Youkilis with his next...
During Tuesday's Yankees-Indians game, Cleveland starter Carlos Carrasco was ejected in his first start since August 3, 2011 for throwing at the head of Yankees third baseman Kevin Youkilis. Carrasco was ejected in the fourth inning, and threw at Youkilis the pitch after Robinson Cano hit a two-run homer to give the Yankees a 7-0 lead. The ironic part is that Carrasco served...
Cleveland, OH — After working out of early trouble in the first, Cleveland Indians starter Carlos Carrasco gave up seven runs before being ejected in the top of the fourth as the Indians lost their second straight game to the Yankees, 14-1.
After Ichiro Suzuki grounded into a double play in the top of the second, Eduardo Nunez and Lyle Overbay hit back-to-back singles off Carrasco...
By Tony LastoriaSpecial to FOXSportsOhio.com
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...
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Indians manager Terry Francona hopes Carlos Carrasco can duck another suspension.
Carrasco, who just finished serving a five-game suspension for throwing at a player in 2011, is facing further discipline after he was ejected in the fourth inning Tuesday for hitting New York's Kevin Youkilis in the left shoulder -- one pitch after giving up a two-run homer to...
Carlos Carrasco hasn’t pitched in a Major League game since 2011. After allowing a grand slam against the Royals, he threw at the head of Billy Bulter and was tossed and suspended for 5-games. However, he did not serve it … Continue reading →
Not Exactly How I Planned To Start The Season
At 6:30 when I was on my way to Progressive Field for my first live Indians game of the season, I couldn’t be more excited. By 9:30 that night, however, when the Yankees were beating my beloved Tribe 14-1 and “Let’s go Yankees!” chants from the New York fans in attendance was nauseatingly audible above the normal chatter of the...
CLEVELAND -- The only thing that kept the Indians from using their seventh starting pitcher in their first nine games Wednesday night was rain.A deluge and a postponement means the Indians have used six starters in eight games.Since the afternoon of opening day, the Indians have called up Trevor Bauer and sent down Trevor Bauer. Theyve started Carlos Carrasco, then sent down Carlos...
The Indians will send right-hander Corey Kluber to the mound to try and stop the bleeding for Cleveland’s starting pitchers against New York. Kluber will be added to the active roster following Carlos Carrasco’s meltdown last night which ended with Carrasco plunking Kevin Youkilis immediately after giving up a home run to Robinson Cano.
RHP COREY KLUBER will start (2013 debut...
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Robinson Cano hit one of New York's five homers and drove in five runs, Andy Pettitte pitched seven solid innings and the Yankees romped to a 14-1 win Tuesday night over the Cleveland Indians, who had starter Carlos Carrasco ejected from his first appearance since 2011.
The 40-year-old Pettitte (2-0) allowed one run and five hits in his second strong start....
I am not one to panic. Especially with 150-plus games left on the schedule. The hot starts for the Tribe the last two years resulted in nothing. But obviously you would like to see the lesser parts of your team do well early to give them confidence as the season starts to build.
It was no secret that the weak link of the 2013 Cleveland Indians would be their starting rotation. All...
Corey Kluber will make an emergency start for the Indians, whose rotation got thrown out whack following Carlos Carrasco's ejection for hitting New York's Kevin Youkilis with a pitch.
Kluber will make his season debut on Wednesday night against the Yankees, who thrashed the Indians 14-1 on Tuesday. In the fourth inning, Carrasco was ejected after he nailed Youkilis with...
Robinson Cano hit one of New York's five homers and drove in five runs, Andy Pettitte pitched seven solid innings and the Yankees romped to a 14-1 win Tuesday night over the Cleveland Indians, who had starter Carlos Carrasco ejected from his first appearance since 2011.
The 40-year-old Pettitte (2-0) allowed one run and five hits in his second strong start.
Cano hit a two-run...