Carlos Carrasco left Thursday's start at Triple-A Columbus after taking a line drive off of his pitching arm.
Indians general manager Chris Antonetti said Friday that the easiest way to handle Carlos Carrasco's suspension is to promote him when rosters expand in September.
Major League Baseball has suspended Carlos Carrasco eight games for intentionally throwing at Kevin Youkilis during Tuesday's game.
Indians optioned RHP Carlos Carrasco to Triple-A Columbus.
Carlos Carrasco was ejected from Tuesday's game after hitting Kevin Youkilis with a pitch following a Robinson Cano home run.
Indians manager Terry Francona said that Carlos Carrasco will start Tuesday against the Yankees.
Carlos Carrasco will open the season on the Indians' roster so that he can serve a six-game suspension.
Carlos Carrasco didn't pitch well Thursday in his latest audition for the fifth spot in the Indians' rotation, allowing four runs on eight hits over five frames.
Carlos Carrasco yielded two runs over three innings Monday against the Cubs.
Carlos Carrasco still has to serve a six-game suspension for throwing at Kansas City's Billy Butler on July 29, 2011.
Indians manager Terry Francona has been impressed with what he's seen from Carlos Carrasco thus far in spring training.
Indians general manager Chris Antonetti said Carlos Carrasco (elbow) will be on an innings limit this season.
Carlos Carrasco (elbow) said he hasn't had any setbacks in his offseason throwing program and remains on track to be cleared for spring training.
Indians activated RHP Carlos Carrasco from the 60-day disabled list.