The second worst thing a baseball owner can do is to squander a good team; the worst is to do so without even persuasively saying why. It’s just not the kind of thing lifetime achievers do.
“I never thought that I would have something like this, because I play baseball, I’m like super healthy or something like that,” Carrasco said in the video. “But you never know what’s going on inside your body.
“When I found out, it made me even stronger, then I push myself to work through this. Then I have a lot of people behind me, helping me, especially my teammates and family.”
Cleveland should just never play Miami in baseball. Ever.
Indians right-hander Corey Kluber left his team’s game at Miami in the fifth inning after being hit on the right arm by a line drive off the bat of Brian Anderson.
Carlos Carrasco left Tuesday’s start after just four innings because of what the team called left knee discomfort and will have a precautionary MRI, manager Terry Francona said.
Cleveland Indians pitcher Mike Clevinger has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a back injury.
In other news, Brad Hand just became the official closer for Cleveland.
According to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, Allen and the Angels have a one-year agreement in place pending a physical. Rosenthal reports that when the deal is official, it will be for $8.5 million with $2.5 million in incentives for games finished which could bring the deal to as high as $11 million.