Indians recall RHP Carlos Carrasco from Columbus; option RHP Joe Martinez to AAA

The Cleveland Indians today announced the following roster moves relative to the Major League roster:

Recalled RHP CARLOS CARRASCO from AAA Columbus.

Optioned RHP JOE MARTINEZ to AAA Columbus.

Carrasco (#59) begins his third stint with Cleveland today, making his 6th start/appearance vs. Detroit at 4:05 PM ET. So far with the Indians over his previous 5 starts he is 0-3 w/a 8.17 ERA (25.1IP, 37H, 23R/ER, 12BB, 13K). Around his stints in Cleveland he has gone 2-0-1 with a 3.10 ERA in 11 games/9 starts (49.1IP, 41H, 19R/17ER, 15BB, 52K, .223AVG) for Triple-A Columbus. His most recent outing for the Clippers came in relief on July 3 at Toledo (1.2IP, 1H, 1BB, 2K).

Martinez appeared in 2 games with Cleveland since his June 29 promotion (1.80ERA, 5.0IP, 4H, 1R/ER).