• Carrasco gets eight-game ban for hitting Youkilis

    Summary of 5 articles · Updated Apr 12, 2013
    Major League Baseball slapped Carrasco with an eight-game suspension Friday for hitting Yankees third baseman Kevin Youkilis with a pitch in the fourth inning of Tuesday's 14-1 loss in Cleveland. Carrasco was apologetic following the game and said he didn't throw intentionally at Youkilis but slipped before hitting him in the left shoulder. Major League Baseball announced Friday afternoon that it was suspending Carrasco for eight games for "intentionally throwing" at Kevin Youkilis of the New York Yankees at Progressive Field on Tuesday. He didn't make it out of the fourth inning, hitting Youkilis in the back after allowing a home run to Robinson Cano. Lewie Pollis at Wahoo's On First defends Carlos Carrasco "There's not much you can do about that now," Girardi said Thursday before the Yankees and Indians had their game postponed by rain for the second straight day.
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