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Uh-oh. Carlos Carrasco leaves game with foot injury

Morning News and Notes for Thursday, March 22, 2018

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Good news, bad news: Michael Brantley homered in his first Cactus League at-bat, and Carlos Carrasco left the game after being hit by a batted ball (again).

Cleveland 8 - Kansas City 12

Cleveland Indians hit four home runs, but lose to Kansas City Royals, 12-8 | - The Indians hit four homers, but it wasn't enough to hold off the Royals on Wednesday night at Goodyear Ballpark.

Carrasco leaves game with foot injury - Right-hander Carlos Carrasco left his start against the Royals on Wednesday night with a left foot contusion after being struck by a sharp comebacker from Cheslor Cuthbert in the fifth inning.

Michael Brantley homers in Cactus League debut | Cleveland Indians - As Brantley made his way around the bases amid a standing ovation, following his solo home run off Kansas City's Jason Hammel in the second inning, it was easy to forget that he is battling the calendar in a bid to make the Tribe's Opening Day roster.

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