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Carlos Carrasco's early exit dooms the Indians

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Scoring more than one run might have made a difference

MLB: Miami Marlins at Cleveland Indians David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

Carlos Carrasco took a tumble covering first base in the fourth inning and it was all downhill from there, as the Cleveland Indians lost their third straight game, 3-1.

The Indians' starting pitcher exited with a sore left knee after four scoreless innings, handing off the ball to Neil Ramírez, who promptly spotted the Marlins a 3-0 lead in one inning of work.

Three runs shouldn't seem insurmountable, but the Tribe lineup was hitless until a José Ramírez single in the sixth inning. Tyler Naquin managed to scrape across a run in the seventh with an RBI single, but that was all the Indians could produce.

If you're looking for a silver lining, the bullpen notched three scoreless innings after Ramírez surrendered the lead. Other than that, I got nothing.