Indians Lose Another Pitcher

Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera hits a two-ruin home run against the Cleveland Indians in the sixth inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Sunday, April 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

CLEVELAND (AP) -- CLEVELAND (AP) -- Already missing two members of their rotation, the Cleveland Indians are going to be without starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco indefinitely because of a recently diagnosed blood condition.
The team said Carrasco had been feeling lethargic for weeks, and he is taking a leave of absence to "explore the optimal treatment and recovery options." The Indians gave no specifics on Carrasco's disorder and said any further details will be released at the discretion of him and his family. But they said in a statement they expect the right-hander back at some point this season.
The 32-year-old Carrasco had been scheduled to start Wednesday against Minnesota before he was placed on the injured list. He is the third Indians starter sidelined this season. Two-time Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber has been out for more than month with a broken right arm, and Mike Clevinger is nearing a return after being out since early April with a strained back muscle.



 
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