Carlos Carrasco Indians Career
Carrasco was traded to the Cleveland Indians on July 29, 2009, along with Jason Donald, Lou Marson, and Jason Knapp, for Cliff Lee and Ben Francisco.
On September 1, Carrasco made his big league debut. He went 0–4 with an 8.87 ERA in five starts with the Indians. Carrasco had a 2–2 record and a 3.83 ERA in seven starts for Cleveland in 2010.
Carrasco let up a season-high 7 runs in 3+13 innings against the Kansas City Royals on July 29, 2011, capped by a grand slam by outfielder Melky Cabrera.
Cookie vented his rage by tossing a pitch over the head of Kansas City Royals designated hitter Billy Butler, prompting home plate umpire Scott Barry to dismiss him.
Carrasco pitched in 21 games with Cleveland, posting an 8–9 record with a 4.62 ERA and 86 strikeouts in 124+23 innings.
Carrasco underwent Tommy John surgery in September 2011 and missed the whole 2012 season as a result.
Carrasco made his first start since his Tommy John surgery and ban on April 9, 2013.
His season began with a dreadful start against the New York Yankees, in which he gave up seven runs in three innings and hit hitter Kevin Youkilis, prompting home plate umpire Jordan Baker to dismiss him.
Carrasco was optioned to the Triple-A Columbus Clippers on April 10, 2013, and was later suspended for eight games for hitting Youkilis.
On June 8, he was called up to the majors before being demoted back to Triple-A on June 24. On July 6, he was recalled, and on July 7, he was sent to a new unit.
On July 9, he was optioned to Columbus. Carrasco had a 1–4 record with a 6.75 ERA in his 2013 season with Cleveland.
Carrasco pitched in 40 games for Cleveland (14 starts) in 2014, posting an 8–7 record with a 2.55 ERA and 140 strikeouts in 134 innings.
How Tall Is Carlos Carrasco?
Carlos Carrasco stands at a height of 1.91 m