Carlos Carrasco to pitch for Akron RubberDucks
AKRON, Ohio– Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco continues to recover following his leukemia diagnosis.
The right-hander is expected to throw for the Double-A affiliate Akron RubberDucks on Monday and Thursday in a relief role.
Cookie pitched during batting practice for the Lake County Captains on Friday. It was the first time he threw to active batters since he was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia in June.
Indians outfielder Bradley Zimmer will be in the lineup for the RubberDucks Tuesday night.