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Carlos Carrasco To The 15-Day DL; David Huff To Get Recalled?

The Tribe has placed right-hander Carlos Carrasco on the 15-day disabled list with what is being called inflammation in his right elbow, meaning that he will not make his scheduled start on Saturday against Minnesota at Progressive Field.

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Although no official word has as yet been forthcoming, I would guess that David Huff will get called right back up from Columbus to take Carrasco’s place.

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Huff put together an 0.51 ERA in three starts with The Good Guys, so things could be worse.

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What this will do as far as the timing of Carrasco serving his six-game suspension remains to be seen, since time on the DL would not count toward that six-game period.

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Carrasco went seven innings against the Red Sox last Wednesday, and felt discomfort afterwards in the elbow.

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