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Carlos Carrasco begins rehab stint with Akron Rubber Ducks after cancer diagnosis

Posted: 3:25 PM, Aug 19, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-19 15:25:48-04
Carlos Carrasco

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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