Carlos Carrasco injury update: Indians pitcher initially diagnosed with forearm contusion, will get X-rays

Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco has left Saturday’s game after he took a line drive to his pitching arm off the bat of Joe Mauer.Carlos Carrasco just took a line shot off the bat of Joe Mauer. Thomas Lott (@tlott33) June 16, 2018According to Fox 8 Sports in Cleveland, Carrasco has been initially diagnosed with Francisco Cervelli Jersey a forearm contusion. However, he will still get an X-ray to figure out the true extent of the damage.#Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco left the game with a right forearm contusion and is being sent to a local hospital for precautionary X-Rays. P.J. ZIEGLER (@PJFOX8) June 16, 2018Carrasco has had a string of bad luck on the mound in his career taking three separate line drives to his body during games.In April 2015, Carrasco took a line drive to his face off the bat of White Sox outfielder Melky Cabrera. Then in 2016 against the Tigers he took a line drive off of almost the same spot he did Saturday, this time off the bat of Ian Kinsler. Carrasco mi sed the rest of the season in 2016 after the line drive. He did not mi s a start after taking the line drive off his face in 2015.

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