FILE - In this May 30, 2019 file photo, Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco looks to the field from the dugout during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Chicago. Carrasco is being treated for leukemia. He made the revelation to a TV station in the Dominican Republic, where he was visiting a hospital. Carrasco, who was diagnosed in June, 2019 remains positive about his prognosis and believes he will pitch again this season. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
AKRON, Ohio — Carlos Carrasco is returning to the mound Monday.
He will begin his rehab with the Akron Rubber Ducks.
Carrasco will start Monday and Thursday night's games for the team.
This is the first time Carrasco will pitch in a game since announcing that he has cancer.
Indians center fielder Bradley Zimmer will also be starting his rehab stint with the Rubber Ducks this week.
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