Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco allowed just one hit over nine scoreless innings during Tuesday’s 2-0 win over the Los Angeles Angels, becoming the first American League pitcher since Bobby Witt in 1994 to throw nine innings and allow two or fewer hits in consecutive starts, per ESPN Stats & Info.

Despite striking out seven batters and surrendering just one single and one walk, Carrasco did not factor into the decision, as Tuesday’s game was tied 0-0 after nine innings.

Angels pitcher Matt Shoemaker also hurled a gem, striking out 10 Indians over six shutout innings before the Los Angeles bullpen took over and held Cleveland scoreless for another five frames.

The Indians finally broke through in the top of the 12th, plating the game’s only runs on a two-run homer from third baseman Giovanny Urshela.

Although he wasn’t able to improve his 11-8 record, Carrasco did drop his ERA to 3.76 and his WHIP to 1.09, with his strikeout-to-walk ratio bumping up to an excellent 5.25.

The 28-year-old Venezuelan ranks fifth in the American League in strikeouts, eighth in WHIP and is tied for fifth in wins, even though this is his first full MLB season working exclusively as a starter.

He’ll try to continue the impressive streak in his next outing, which is scheduled for Sunday against the Minnesota Twins at Progressive Field in Cleveland.

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