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Indians notebook: Carlos Carrasco earns ‘more responsibility’ in bullpen

Indians notebook: Carlos Carrasco earns ‘more responsibility’ in bullpen

DETROIT: In the eighth inning of Saturday night’s victory over the Tigers, Indians right-hander Carlos Carrasco retired the heart of the Detroit batting order 1-2-3. Afterward manager Terry Francona said Carrasco’s recent performance had earned him “more responsibility.”Picking up the victory, Carrasco struck out Miguel Cabrera on an 87 mph slider, got Victor Martinez to ground out to the shortstop against a shift and induced a groundout to second from J.D. Martinez.“Since he’s gone to the ’pen, he has lowered his ERA, which is hard to do when you get a high ERA with starter’s...

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