Carrasco (4-4) gave up three runs on seven hits and two walks while striking out four through five innings, taking the loss to the Athletics on Monday. Carrasco worked in and out of trouble constantly, allowing nine baserunners. The home runs continue to plague the right-hander, as he carries a 1.7 HR/9 this year and gave up two more solo home runs in this start. He has a 4-4 record with a 4.30 ERA through 10 starts this season. Carrasco will make his next start Saturday against the Rays.
Carrasco will make his next start Monday against the Athletics, Mandy Bell of MLB.com reports. The right-hander was originally lined up for a two-start week, but instead Adam Plutko will join the rotation Saturday while Carrasco gets an extra day of rest before getting the ball for Monday's series opener against Oakland. Carrasco has been stellar through three starts this month, compiling a 1.86 ERA, 0.76 WHIP and 21:0 K:BB in 19.2 innings.
Carrasco (4-3) shut out the White Sox over seven innings, allowing six hits and no walks while striking out six to pick up the win Tuesday. The 32-year-old won his second straight start over the White Sox, shutting them out in both games over a combined 12 innings. In Tuesday's game, the White Sox notched two hits in both the first and third innings, but Carrasco quickly ended the threat both times. He has lowered his ERA to 4.18 and his WHIP to 1.16, and currently lines up to face the Orioles at home Sunday.
Carrasco (3-3) allowed no runs on two hits with no walks and six strikeouts across five innings to earn a rain-shortened complete-game victory against the White Sox on Thursday. The veteran was cruising to a victory anyway, but Carrasco made it through five frames just fast enough for the game to become official before the rain arrived. After a couple rough outings that elevated his ERA close to 6.00, Carrasco probably could've used more scoreless innings under his belt, but the 32-year-old has still thrown three shutout appearances in his last five starts. He is 3-3 with a 4.91 ERA, 1.21 WHIP and 56 strikeouts in 40.1 innings this season. He will have a chance to extend his scoreless innings streak against the White Sox in his next start against them Tuesday.
Carrasco allowed four runs on seven hits and zero walks across 7.2 innings during Saturday's 5-4 win over the Mariners. He struck out nine but did not factor in the decision. Carrasco did a fantastic job limiting baserunners Saturday but was hurt by the long ball, though thankfully all four homers he surrendered were solo shots. The 32-year-old had given up four home runs over 27.2 innings this season prior to Saturday. Carrasco will carry a 5.60 ERA, 1.33 WHIP and 50:7 K:BB into Thursday's start versus the White Sox.