Seeing the size of Carlos Carrasco’s smile, it’s hard to tell he’s a little more than a month removed from being diagnosed with leukemia.
Addressing reporters in the interview room of Progressive Field, Carrasco discussed his diagnosis, the support he’s received and his road to recovery. All the while, the Cleveland Indians starting pitcher kept a near-permanent smile on his face, providing a first-hand glimpse of the positive approach he’s taken.
“They’ve been great. My wife, my kids, my family, teammates, [Indians manager Terry Francona], [front] office, staff, fans, they’ve been great,” Carrasco said of the reaction he’s received. “They always support me in any way. On the field, off the field. They’ve been great.”
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