Days after studying of Carlos Carrasco’s leukemia prognosis, a number of of Carrasco’s Indians teammates stood alongside him Tuesday as they publicly backed the pitcher.
The second got here throughout the annual “Stand Up To Cancer” MLB All-Star Recreation presentation. Followers round Cleveland’s Progressive Subject held up indicators displaying their connection to the illness, which afflicts virtually 2 million new folks within the U.S. annually. Gamers held up indicators on the diamond.
Carrasco held an indication that learn “I Stand,” whereas Francisco Lindor, Carlos Santana, Brad Hand, Shane Bieber and supervisor Terry Francona held indicators that learn “I Stand Up For Cookie” – a reference to the right-hander’s nickname.
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The show moved folks watching at dwelling who’ve handled most cancers themselves or been near somebody who has been recognized.
Listed below are a few of the reactions:
I’m not crying, you are crying. That was lovely. We love you Cookie!!
– Scott Decker (@cscorchthearthk) July 10, 2019
This hit dwelling. My uncle is at the moment being handled for Leukemia on the similar Cleveland Clinic that recognized Carlos Carrasco. It was so touching to see him there together with his teammates by his aspect. May all of us stand alongside these battling! https://t.co/GRloCbCluX
– Frank Klose (@FrankKlose) July 10, 2019
It has been just a few years since we shared the sphere collectively, my buddy. Your humor, your ardour & your love of household & associates is treasured assist for us all..
It is our flip that can assist you now – love you man.. we’re all #CookieStrong for you 🙏🏻🙌🏻 https://t.co/jY2gLOP7bQ
– Jensen Lewis (@JLEWFifty) July 6, 2019
Carrasco is assured he can play baseball once more quickly, saying he’ll “be back at the end of July.” The Indians have but to challenge a timetable for his potential return to the mound, clearly taking a cautious method to a fluid scenario.