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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Carlos Carrasco makes first rehab appearance since leukemia diagnosis

AKRON, Ohio—Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco made his first rehab appearance for the Akron RubberDucks on Monday following his cancer diagnosis.

The right-hander threw 16 pitches with a strikeout in one inning for the Double-A affiliate. Lots of fans wore Carrasco jerseys at Canal Park and he received a standing ovation as he walked to the dugout.

“I spent two and a half months away from baseball, just coming back today out of the bullpen feels great,” Carrasco said.

 

QLE Posted: August 20, 2019 at 04:11 AM | 0 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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