Former Phillies prospect Carlos Carrasco, who was part of the acquisition that brought Cy Young winner Cliff Lee to the team in 2009, has landed a minor league deal with the Guardians, the present-day Cleveland Indians.

By the Numbers
  • Carlos Carrasco's career stats include a 107-93 record, 11 complete games, a 4.04 ERA, 105 ERA+, 1.25 WHIP, with 418 walks and 1,573 strikeouts in 1,538 innings over 303 games.
  • In his strongest season in 2017, he achieved an 18-6 record, 3.29 ERA, and 1.10 WHIP, finishing fourth in AL Cy Young voting.
What's Next

Carrasco will strive to revitalize his career with the Guardians after struggling with the Mets in 2023, aiming for a $2 million major league contract if he returns to the big leagues.

Bottom Line

Former Phillies prospect Carlos Carrasco, pivotal in the Cliff Lee deal, has signed with the Guardians, seeking to rejuvenate his career and possibly secure a major league contract.