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Indians send Carrasco down

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Cleveland (WOIO) - Carlos Carrasco may have a bright future with the Cleveland Indians, but for now, he's headed back to the farm, optioned to Triple-A Columbus on Monday, as the Tribe recalls LHP T.J. House.

House, 23, has gone a combined 3-8 with a 4.83 ERA in 15 starts between AA Akron and AAA Columbus this year (87.2IP, 93H, 47ER, 11HR, 33BB, 75K).  The 75 strikeouts are second most among Indians Minor League pitchers in 2013.  Over his last 8 starts at Triple-A, his ERA is 4.56 (49.1IP, 51H, 25ER) and he is currently tied for.2nd in the International League with 2 complete games. House (#40) will be making his debut at the Major League level after spending the last 5 seasons since 2009 in the Player Development system. He was originally Cleveland's 16th round selection (501st overall) in the 2009 First-Year Player Draft.

Carrasco is 0-3 with a 7.78 ERA in 4 starts over two stints with Cleveland this season.


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