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.
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According to Fox 8 Sports in Cleveland, Carrasco has been initially diagnosed with a forearm contusion. However, he will still get an X-ray to Drake Caggiula Womens Jersey figure out the true extent of the damage.

Carrasco has had a string of bad luck on the mound in his career taking three separate line drives to his body during games.

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Richards threw 35 pitches, but saw a dip in velocity during his outing. He has averaged 96.5 mph on his fastball this season but averaged only 94.8 mph Wednesday, according to

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