Saturday, December 8, 2012

RHP Carlos Carrasco is ambidextrous

Carlos Carrasco
Born: Mar 21, 1987, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela
Team: Cleveland Indians 2009-2011
Height/Weight: 6' 3" 210 lbs.

Position: RHP

Bats: Right
Throws: Pitches right-handed, ambidextrous thrower

Carlos Carrasco is a right-handed pitcher, who can also field balls and throw well left-handed. He is an ambidextrous thrower, but not a switch-pitcher. Carrasco was signed by the Philadelphia Phillies as an amateur free agent in 2003.

Carrasco, not a switch-pitcher, can throw left-handed

By Sheldon Ocker 
Beacon Journal sports writer  
August 5, 2011

If manager Manny Acta ever needs a left-hander to balance out the Indians’ rotation, all he has to do is look toward one of his right-handers.
Actually, that’s a little strong. Carlos Carrasco is not ready to take the mound yet, or ever, as a left-hander. However, he can throw a baseball with his left hand accurately and from distance.
“It’s pretty impressive,” Acta said Thursday. “I’ve seen him in spring training. And he’ll be out there shagging flies and throws the ball back with his left hand.”

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