Indians Lose 2nd Game in Series with Yankees
The bad times continued for the Indians in their first home series of the season.
The New York Yankees took advantage of young starter Carlos Carrasco in the early innings and swatted their way to a 14-1 win on Tuesday night.
Carrasco, making his first start of the season after serving a suspension for hitting a batter last season, capped off his night by, you guessed it: hitting a batter.
The Yankees busted out against Carlos in the second inning. Brett Gardner drove in two runs in that frame with a single to center field. Robinson Cano doubled to deep center field to plate another pair of runs and it was 4-0.
The next inning, Ichiro Suzuki smacked a solo homer for a 5-0 lead.
The fourth inning provided some fireworks. Cano hit a two run homer to give the Bronx Bombers a 7-0 lead. Carrasco promptly plunked Kevin Youkilis and was immediately ejected from the game.
Terry Francona came out to argue the discipline, but his argument fell on deaf ears.
Carrasco lasted just 3 and two-thirds innings. He allowed 7 runs on 7 hits. His era is 17.18.
Youkilis victimized Indians third starter Brett Myers, who was pressed into emergency duty due to Carrasco’s quick shower. The Youkilis homer with a man aboard gave New York a 9-0 lead.
Cleveland finally got on the board in the 6th inning when Asdrubal Cabrera poked a solo shot.
New York took game two by a score of 14-1. In two games of the series, Indians pitching has allowed 25 runs.
On Wednesday night, the Indians and Yankees meet in the 3rd game of a 4 game series.
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