Cleveland Indians Pitcher Carlos Carrasco Reveals He Is Fighting Leukemia: ‘I’ll Be Back’ Soon

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Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco revealed he has leukemia, and still plans on pitching this season. The 32-year-old hasn't pitched since he was diagnosed last month with leukemia, which is a type of cancer that affects the blood and bone marrow. "At the end of May, they shut me down because they saw something wrong with my blood," Carrasco told CDN 37 in Spanish, as translated by USA Today. "The doctors got a little worried and they sent me for a blood test, another blood test. The blood levels were off, the platelets were really high. The following week, my wife and . . .
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