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Indians Score 11 runs for Second Consecutive Night, Three Takeaways from 11-2 victory

2.) Carlos Carrasco Collects 11 Strikeouts 

Carlos Carrasco was great once again. Carrasco improved to 10-3 on the year following this start and the Indians victory.

Carrasco had a final line of 7 innings pitched, 9 hits allowed, 2 earned runs, 1 walk, and 11 strikeouts. 11 strikeouts is now a season-high for Cookie.

This was the 12th career double-digit strikeout game in Carrasco’s career and 2nd time with double-digit strikeouts this season.

Carrasco now has sole possession of 19th place on the Indians all-time career strikeout list with 784 and will be chasing Sonny Siebert for 18th with 786.

Carlos also struck out the side in the 5th inning with only 9 pitches. This is only the second time in Indians history for an “immaculate inning” to happen. The last time this was accomplished was when Justin Masterson did it against the Boston Red Sox in the fourth inning on June 2, 2014.

Carrasco reaches 10 wins in the first-half of the season for the second time in his career. He also had 10 first-half wins during the 2015 season.

Lastly, Carrasco has won five straight decisions dating back to June 11.

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Payton Vince is either talking about sports or watching sports. He covers sports for Metro Networks and is also a writer for He grew up in Brooklyn Heights,Ohio for most of his life then around senior year of high school moved to Cleveland. A fan of the Cleveland Indians, Cavaliers, and a Pittsburgh Steelers, he graduated from Cuyahoga Heights High School (Class of 2014) and also graduated from the Ohio Center for Broadcasting in 2015. He bowled and played baseball in high school, and is a huge fan of independent wrestling and WWE, and can almost always find him at an independent show. Lastly, Payton is a backstage interviewer for Mega Championship Wrestling in Elyria, and is one of the three on ‘That Sports Show’ which airs daily from 2-4pm on

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