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Carlos Carrasco

29-Year-Old Pitcher – Cleveland Indians

2016 Stats

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7-3

ERA

2.31

WHIP

1.03

K

81

SV

0

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Carrasco was one of the biggest gambles in 2015. Not only was his 134-inning sample from 2014 small by itself, but it was really the 69 innings to close the season that ramped up his cost, so an alrea...

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2016 ADP:  46.59

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 212   DOB: 3/21/1987   BORN: Barquisimeto, Venezuela   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Carlos Carrasco Contract Information:

Signed a four-year extension with the Indians in April of 2015.

July 20, 2016  –  Carlos Carrasco News

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Carrasco (7-3) was nearly perfect, as he allowed no runs on one hit, struck out six and walked two over six innings in a victory over the Royals on Wednesday.

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Carlos Carrasco Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2006 19 A A 0 26 0 159.1 103 40 6 159 65 12 6 0 2.26 1.06
2007 20 A CLE 12 12 1 69.7 49 22 8 53 22 6 2 0 2.84 1.02
2007 20 AA REA 14 13 0 70.3 65 38 9 49 46 6 4 0 4.86 1.58
2008 21 AA REA 20 19 0 114.7 109 55 13 109 45 7 7 0 4.32 1.34
2008 21 AAA LEH 6 6 0 36.7 37 7 1 46 13 2 2 0 1.72 1.36
2009 22 AAA COL 6 26 0 157.0 149 81 17 148 45 11 10 0 4.64 1.24
2009 22 AAA LEH 20 26 0 157.0 149 81 17 148 45 11 10 0 4.64 1.24
2009 22 MAJ CLE 5 5 0 22.3 40 22 6 11 11 0 4 0 8.87 2.28
2010 23 AAA COL 25 25 0 150.1 139 61 16 133 46 10 6 0 0 0 3.65 1.23
2010 23 MAJ CLE 7 7 0 44.7 47 19 6 38 14 2 2 0 0 0 3.83 1.37
2011 24 AA AKR 1 1 0 3.2 4 4 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 9.82 2.19
2011 24 MAJ CLE 21 21 0 124.7 130 64 15 85 40 8 9 0 0 0 4.62 1.36
2013 26 AAA COL 16 14 0 71.2 59 25 6 79 21 3 1 1 0 0 3.14 1.12
2013 26 MAJ CLE 15 7 0 46.7 64 35 4 30 18 1 4 0 0 0 6.75 1.76
2014 27 MAJ CLE 40 14 1 134.0 103 38 7 140 29 8 7 1 0 0 2.55 0.99
2015 28 MAJ CLE 30 30 1 183.7 154 74 18 216 43 14 12 0 0 0 3.63 1.07
2016 29 AA AKR 1 1 0 4.0 7 1 1 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.25 2.00
2016 29 MAJ CLE 14 14 1 85.7 65 22 12 81 23 7 3 0 0 0 2.31 1.03
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3-Year Averages     28 17 0 121.4 107 49 9 128 30 7 7 0 0 0 3.63 1.13
Career  (View All)     132 98 3 641.7 603 274 68 601 178 40 41 1 3.84 1.22

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Carlos Carrasco Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Jul. 20 @KC 6.0 1 0 0 0 2 6 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.31 1.03
Jul. 15 @Min 6.7 4 2 2 1 1 3 1 1 0 W 0 0 0 2.49 1.07
Jul. 10 NYY 3.7 5 5 1 1 2 4 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 2.47 1.10
Jul. 5 Det 6.0 3 1 1 0 3 5 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.47 1.05
Jun. 30 @Tor 7.3 3 1 1 1 2 14 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 2.56 1.06
Jun. 25 @Det 9.0 4 0 0 0 1 7 0 0 1 W 0 0 0 2.73 1.11
Jun. 19 CWS 7.3 5 2 2 1 4 6 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.26 1.21
Jun. 13 @KC 6.0 10 2 2 1 1 8 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.40 1.21
Jun. 8 @Sea 6.7 5 4 4 2 1 6 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 3.48 1.10
Jun. 2 KC 5.0 9 3 3 1 1 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.00 1.15
Last 14 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 5.4 IP/G
16.3 10 7 3 2 5 13 1 1 0 2-1 0 0 0 1.65 0.92
Last 30 Days
7 Games:  Avg. 6.6 IP/G
46.0 25 11 7 4 15 45 1 2 1 5-1 0 0 0 1.37 0.87
Last 60 Days
10 Games:  Avg. 6.4 IP/G
63.7 49 20 16 8 18 61 2 2 1 5-3 0 0 0 2.26 1.05
Carlos Carrasco Minors Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV ERA WHIP
May. 28 Harrisburg 4.0 7 2 1 1 1 6 0 1 0 - 0 2.25 2.00
Last 14 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 60 Days
1 Games:  Avg. 4.0 IP/G
4.0 7 2 1 1 1 6 0 1 0 0-0 0 2.25 2.00

Carlos Carrasco Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2016152381230405.217
201533195236615110.216
2014253651945603.196

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20161854311351017.203
201539912120881648.238
2014276751058914.221

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201633.3210271473.241.41
201582.35809119125.031.32
201478.3431931842.301.05

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201652.352054951.720.78
2015101.39401252462.490.87
201455.7440471132.910.90
Carlos Carrasco Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2006 19 A A 0 26 159.1 8.99 3.68 2.45 0.34 79% 2.26 3.09 .251
2007 20 A CLE 12 12 69.7 6.85 2.84 2.41 1.03 77.8% 2.84 4.38 .222
2007 20 AA REA 14 13 70.3 6.27 5.89 1.07 1.15 71.6% 4.86 5.65 .273
2008 21 AA REA 20 19 114.7 8.56 3.53 2.42 1.02 70.2% 4.32 4.11 .309
2008 21 AAA LEH 6 6 36.7 11.29 3.19 3.54 0.25 87.8% 1.72 2.19 .385
2009 22 AAA COL 6 26 157.0 8.48 2.58 3.29 0.97 63.8% 4.64 3.72 .309
2009 22 AAA LEH 20 26 157.0 8.48 2.58 3.29 0.97 63.8% 4.64 3.72 .309
2009 22 MAJ CLE 5 5 22.3 4.43 4.43 1.00 2.42 1.95 64.4% 92.3 MPH 8.87 7.23 .395
2010 23 AAA COL 25 25 150.1 7.97 2.76 2.89 0.96 73.4% 3.65 3.87 .298
2010 23 MAJ CLE 7 7 44.7 7.66 2.82 2.71 1.21 2.27 76.4% 92.9 MPH 3.83 4.25 .318
2011 24 AA AKR 1 1 3.2 8.44 8.44 1.00 2.81 50% 9.82 9.14 .332
2011 24 MAJ CLE 21 21 124.7 6.14 2.89 2.13 1.08 1.53 68.4% 92.5 MPH 4.62 4.46 .301
2013 26 AAA COL 16 14 71.2 9.99 2.65 3.76 0.76 74.3% 3.14 3.21 .303
2013 26 MAJ CLE 15 7 46.7 5.79 3.47 1.67 0.77 1.79 60.3% 94.9 MPH 6.75 4.25 .371
2014 27 MAJ CLE 40 14 134.0 9.40 1.95 4.83 0.47 2.16 75.2% 95.3 MPH 2.55 2.51 .288
2015 28 MAJ CLE 30 30 183.7 10.58 2.11 5.02 0.88 1.93 68.7% 94.5 MPH 3.63 2.91 .311
2016 29 AA AKR 1 1 4.0 13.50 2.25 6.00 2.25 100% 2.25 4.20 .532
2016 29 MAJ CLE 14 14 85.7 8.51 2.42 3.52 1.26 1.78 86.8% 93.8 MPH 2.31 4.01 .248
Next 7 Days     0 1 6.7 7.18 2.99 2.40 1.25 69.4% 4.09 4.41 .257
Rest Of Season     0 14 85.3 7.39 2.74 2.70 1.12 67.7% 4.08 4.09 .264
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3-Year Averages     28 17 121.4 9.49 2.22 4.27 0.67 68.8% 3.63 2.80 .314
Career     132 98 641.7 8.43 2.50 3.38 0.95 71.1% 3.84 3.56 .307

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2016 Stat Review for Carlos Carrasco    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2015 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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3.52 K/BB
GOOD
8.51 K/9
GOOD
2.42 BB/9
GOOD
93.8 MPH Fastball
GOOD
1.3 HR/9
WEAK
1.78 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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2.31 ERA
ELITE
1.03 WHIP
ELITE
4.01 FIP
WEAK
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.248 BABIP
LOW
86.8% Strand Rate
HIGH

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Carlos Carrasco: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Carrasco (6-3) allowed two runs on four hits and one walk while striking out three over 6.2 innings to earn the win Friday at the Twins.

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Carrasco (5-3) lasted just 3.2 innings Sunday, allowing five runs (one earned) on five hits and two walks while striking out four in a loss to the Yankees.

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Carrasco (5-2) struck out five and cruised to the victory in a 12-1 game against the Tigers. He pitched six innings, allowing one run on three hits and three walks.

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Carrasco (4-2) shut down the Jays over 7.1 innings Thursday, allowing one run, three hits and two walks while striking out 14 in the win.

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Carrasco threw a complete-game, four-hit shutout in Saturday's 6-0 victory over the Tigers, surrendering only one walk and striking out seven.

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Carrasco (2-2) gave up two runs on five hits and four walks over 7.1 innings Sunday, striking out six, but came away with a no-decision in an extra-inning win over the White Sox.

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Carrasco (2-2) was a tough-luck loser Monday despite holding Kansas City to two runs over six innings. He allowed 10 hits and walked one while striking out eight.

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Carrasco (2-1) turned in a losing performance against the Mariners on Wednesday night. He lasted 6.2 innings, allowing four runs on five hits while walking one and striking out six.

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Carrasco went five innings Thursday against the Royals, in which he allowed three runs on nine hits and a walk while fanning two. He only threw 78 pitches.

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Carrasco (hamstring) has been activated off the disabled list and will start Thursday's game, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

If you have ever wondered why those guys with prospect pedigree get several chances even when it seems hopeless, Carrasco’s 2014 is an example of how well it can pan out when it does finally come together. That doesn't mean you will always see it coming, as Carrasco had a 5.29 ERA in 238 major league innings along with a Tommy John surgery under his belt before this breakout. Then he kicked off 2014 with a 6.95 ERA in his first four starts, which only further suggested that it just wasn’t going to work. He spent the next three-plus months cultivating a slider in the bullpen before returning to the rotation and pitching as arguably the best arm in baseball. His 1.30 ERA upon returning to the rotation was baseball’s best while his 0.81 WHIP was third-best. Elite velocity and three bankable secondary pitches fueled the success and leave many encouraged for a full season in the rotation in 2015. There’s still risk betting on a 69-inning sample, but there is a lot to love here and Carrasco could be Cleveland’s next stud.

2014

Carrasco struggled with the Indians in a starting role but excelled at Triple-A (3-1, 3.14 ERA, 1.12 WHIP in 14 starts) after missing the entire 2012 season following Tommy John surgery. He should get a look at the back end of the rotation following the departures of Ubaldo Jimenez and Scott Kazmir, but could shift into a late-inning relief role if he's unable to crack the starting rotation. Although the results in the big leagues were disappointing, Carrasco saw a significant spike in the velocity of his fastball, which averaged a career-high 94.9 mph in 2013. The raw tools remain intriguing, but perhaps a max-effort relief role would mitigate his issues with hard contact while reducing the impact of his secondary offerings.

2013

Carrasco missed the entire season following Tommy John surgery, but showed some nice velocity in his rehab appearances in September, touching the low-90s with his fastball. The Indians fully expect him to compete for a rotation spot this spring. He's struggled at times (1.47 WHIP, 6.3 K/9 in 33 career starts) but has shown some glimpses of promise as well. He could make for a nice upside play in deeper formats after missing all of last season, especially considering his age and the Indians' need for viable arms in their rotation.

2012

Carrasco battled an elbow injury from the start of the season, hitting the DL in April, and eventually requiring Tommy John surgery in August. He wasn't overly effective in the 21 starts he was able to make and hasn't panned out like the Indians had hoped after being acquired as a top prospect from the Phillies farm system as part of the Cliff Lee deal in 2009. He'll miss most, if not all, of the 2012 season recovering from elbow surgery.

2011

Carrasco caught fire in the second half at Triple-A Columbus and earned himself a promotion to the Indians in September. He pitched well enough (2-2, 3.83 ERA, 1.366 WHIP in seven starts) to cement a spot in the starting rotation this year and enters the season as the team's likely No. 3 starter. There's more pedigree here than you might think, as Carrasco was once regarded as the top prospect in the Phillies farm system before the Indians acquired him in the Cliff Lee deal in July 2009. With an ability to induce groundballs (2.27 G/F) and an ample 7.66 K/9IP mark, he could surprise as the rebuilding efforts in Cleveland continue.

2010

Carrasco entered the season as the Phillies' top prospect, struggled at Triple-A Lehigh Valley and found himself as the centerpiece in the Cliff Lee deal. He hit the ground running at Triple-A Columbus (42.1 innings, 31 hits, 36:7 K:BB) and earned himself a callup to the Indians in September. He was a total disaster in five starts (2.284 WHIP, 8.87 ERA) for the Indians but he'll have a chance to win a rotation spot this spring. He needs some ironing out at Triple-A so expect a fair amount of wrinkles if he lands a rotation spot.

2009

After a successful stint in Double-A Reading for much of the 2008 season, Carrasco, the Phillies' 20-year-old top prospect, was promoted to Triple-A Lehigh Valley in early-August and saw continued success. Over the course of the year, Carrasco went 9-9 in 25 starts and finished with a 3.75 ERA, 1.35 WHIP and 155 strikeouts in 151.1 innings pitched. He'll be given a chance in spring training to compete for the No. 5 spot in Philadelphia’s starting rotation and given his strikeout potential and strong offensive support, could be a huge sleeper if he wins the job. For owners in particularly deep leagues, he’s probably worth stashing on your roster regardless of whether he heads north with the big league club.

2008

Carrasco had his first taste of Double-A at age 20 in 2007. He held his own in Reading, but his command took a turn for the worse (49:46 K:BB ratio with Reading after a 53:22 mark at Clearwater). He has a low-90's fastball and a good changeup, while his curveball improved greatly in 2007. If he can right the ship with his command, a midseason callup is not out of the question. Even if he spends all season in the minors, Carrasco is shaping up to be a 22-year-old with an eye on the Phillies' 2009 Opening Day rotation.

2007

Carrasco broke through in full-season ball in 2006, blowing through the Sally League and pitching in the All-Star Futures Game. He features a good pitcher's frame (6-3, 178 lbs.), a low-90s fastball and a good changeup. Carrasco's breaking ball is still a work in progress and his motion appears to be high maintenance, so give him another year or two before he surfaces in Philly.

2006

Carrasco is a young righthander in the Phillies chain. He throws in the low 90s and has major league potential, although he stumbled in his first try at Class A in 2005. Carrasco will head back to A ball in 2006 and is at least two years from the majors.