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Indians' Carlos Carrasco recalls scary moment

Indians' Carlos Carrasco recalls scary moment

Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco realizes how fortunate he was to escape serious injury after being struck in the face by a line drive Tuesday. "It's part of the game," Carrasco said. "I got a scare, but everything came out OK." Carrasco doesn't recall being hit by Melky Cabrera's line drive in the first inning of Cleveland's 4-1 loss to the Chicago White Sox. The ball glanced off his glove and right hand before hitting him on the right side of the face. Carrasco fell to the ground in front of the mound and suffered a bruised jaw. Manager Terry Francona and athletic trainer James Quinlan rushed to Carrasco, as did several teammates. ...