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OAKLAND, Calif. -- A well-rested Carlos Carrasco and one big swing from Carlos Santana was all it took to get the Indians off to a good start on their road trip.Its a combination manager Terry Francona expects to be a big part of Clevelands postseason push.Carrasco and Andrew Miller combined on a four-hitter, Santana homered in the eighth inning and the Indians beat the Oakland Athletics 1-0 on Monday night.Right now I feel fresh, said Carrasco, who spent more than five weeks on the disabled list with a strained left hamstring. Its going to be really important that I get back on the same level everyone else is. These last five, six weeks are going to be important for us.Carrasco (9-6) was masterful while limiting the As to four hits over eight innings. The right-hander had nine strikeouts, retired the side in order five times and allowed only one runner to reach second base.Carrasco has had at least eight strikeouts in his last four starts, the longest active streak in the majors.He was terrific, Francona said. Everybody else probably has 40 more innings than him but you can tell his tank is not anywhere close to empty.Miller struck out the side in the ninth for his 11th save.Neither team did much offensively until Santanas one-out home run off reliever Ryan Dull (5-4), his 27th of the season to match a career high.I hit a fastball, Santana said. He tried to throw middle away and the fastball stayed in the middle.As starter Andrew Triggs matched Carrasco in his fourth career start but did not factor in the decision. Triggs allowed three hits over six scoreless innings and matched his career high of six strikeouts.Oakland is 1-21 when Triggs pitches this season, including 0-4 in four starts. Triggs is 0-1 with a 4.38 ERA.You feel for him because hes such a good soldier about going up and down and appreciates the opportunity he gets, As manager Bob Melvin said. You cant help but pull for a guy whos a great team guy and he performed. Hes performing even better in the rotation right now.The loss dropped the As a season-high 19 games under .500 at 53-72. Its the teams worst record after 125 games since 1997.Earlier in the day, Oakland announced it had fined Danny Valencia and Billy Butler after they engaged in a clubhouse fight last week.OH SO CLOSEOakland missed a chance to end the shutout when Coco Crisp was thrown out at third trying to extend a double in the sixth. That was costly, as the As next two batters reached base on a single and an error.Its probably one of those where if they call him safe they dont overturn it either way, Francona said.STREAK OVERJose Ramirez went hitless in four at-bats, ending his streak of successfully reaching base at 27 games. It was the longest active streak in the majors.TRAINERS ROOMIndians: Yan Gomes (separated right shoulder) played catch from 105 feet before the game and is taking batting practice in the cage. The team is hopeful the catcher can return before the end of the regular season and confident hell be available for the postseason if the Indians make it that far.Athletics: Butler was placed on the seven-day concussion list. Valencia struck out looking as a pinch-hitter in the ninth. ... Shortstop Marcus Semien was not with the team after leaving to be with his wife for their birth of their child. It marked only the fourth game this season that Semien hasnt been in the starting lineup. ... Infielder Arismendy Alcantara was called up from Triple-A Nashville.UP NEXTIndians: RHP Danny Salazar (11-4) faces Oakland on Tuesday in his second start since coming off the disabled list. 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After the season, Brees signed with the New Orleans Saints as the Chargers turned to Philip Rivers, their 2004 first-round pick.In the other seven times in which a team used the franchise tag on a quarterback, the sides agreed to a deal by the deadline.But Cousins contract was up at a good time for him -- with the salary cap rising this season and in 2017 -- and at a tough time for the Redskins. Of Cousins 25 career regular-season starts, 16 came in 2015. Before the final 10 games last season, Cousins had been inconsistent. Down the stretch, however, Cousins led the Redskins to an NFC East title, throwing 23 touchdowns and only two interceptions. For the season, he threw 29 touchdown passes and 11 interceptions.It was enough to convince the teams ownership to part ways with onetime face of the franchise?Robert Griffin III.?But it was not enough to convince them to meet Cousins asking price, which started at around $20 million, according to multiple sources.I would love to do a long-term deal with Kirk, Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan said earlier this offseason, but Im not going to ruin the organization financially to do it.But hes our leader on offense, hes our quarterback, McCloughan said. We won the NFC East last year. Thats pretty cool. Thats what we need, we need those types of guys. But you cant go crazy because its about 53 players, not one. Thats what we keep preaching.From the bbeginning, sources close to Cousins said he was comfortable playing under the one-year tag.dddddddddddd. Cousins also knows that if he plays well, theres a huge payday in his future. Cousins, a fourth-round pick in 2012, played behind Griffin for his first three seasons before winning the job last August.Ill let my play do the talking, Cousins said in May. Nothing in this league is promised to you. Whether its a one-year deal or a 10-year deal, I have to prove myself every game and every year. I feel very established in my role and excited to take advantage of the opportunity, which is a phenomenal opportunity.But in February, Cousins told ESPNs Jim Trotter: I never played football thinking about money, and going forward I never want to play football thinking about money. Thats why I think its important for me to play with a salary thats just locked in. I dont want to be thinking about individual accomplishments or rewards that would boost my salary or up my numbers.The sides now must wait until after the season to reach a deal. 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