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Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco told fans Saturday that he is being treated for leukemia, though stays carefree of returning to representation again this season.
The group posted video on Twitter of Carrasco declaring: “This is going to make me stronger than I’ve ever been.”
Carrasco, 32, who is famous as Cookie, pronounced he found out he had leukemia in May.
CLEVELAND INDIANS’ CARLOS CARRASCO DIAGNOSED WITH BLOOD CONDITION
“I never suspicion we have something like this given we play ball I’m like super healthy or something like that,” he said. “You never know what’s going on inside your body.”
Carrasco pronounced he is pulling himself to work by his illness.
He expects to behind with a group during a finish of a month.
Leukemia is a form of cancer that affects a blood and bone marrow. There are countless forms of a disease, many of that are rarely treatable.
Carrasco has been on a harmed list given Jun 5 when a group announced that he had been diagnosed with a blood condition.
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He was not pitching adult to his standards and feeling dull for weeks in May before removing checked. He told a TV hire in a Dominican Republic that doctors “saw something opposite in my blood.”
Apr 23, 2019; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco (59) throws opposite a Miami Marlins in a third inning during Progressive Field.
(USA TODAY Sports)
Teammate Mike Freeman tweeted Saturday, “A good chairman and good teammate. Continued prayers for Cookie as he beats this and gets behind on a bump.”
Carrasco is 4-6 this year with a 4.98 ERA in 12 starts. He has given adult 14 home runs in 65 innings.
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He has been with Cleveland given 2009 entrance from Philadelphia as partial of a blockbuster trade for Cliff Lee. The Indians sealed him to a $47 million, four-year agreement in December.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.