17 Jan

Welcome to the 2015 IBI preview capsules! In order to prepare for the upcoming season, IBI will have a preview capsule running for every player on the 40-man roster and selected non-roster invites. To mix things up, we will be running these roughly in alphabetical order. Next up is right-handed starter Carlos Carrasco.

Previously-run previews can be found here:

Carlos Carrasco, RHP

Throws: Right — Bats: Right — Entering his age-28 season — Contract: Arbitration eligible for the first time in 2015 (MLB Trade Rumors estimate: $1.4 million), under team control through 2017

2014 Overview: It was a year of ups and downs for Carrasco, with the right-hander starting the year in the rotation, losing his spot, being banished to the bullpen, slowly gaining Francona’s trust, becoming a bullpen ace, moving back into the rotation, and going toe-to-toe with Corey Kluber down the stretch as to who the best pitcher was on the staff. Now Carrasco is slotted in as the #2 starter, though with a small track record of success at the major league level, there is a good deal of uncertainty surrounding the right-hander heading into 2015. Read More…

From Indians Baseball Insider, January 13, 2015

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