Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco now a U.S. citizen

Posted at 7:37 AM, Aug 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-05 12:15:13-04

Cleveland Indians pitcher, Carlos Carrasco is now a United States Citizen.

Carrasco, who was born in Venezuela announced on Twitter Thursday that he had passed his citizenship test. 

Carrasco said "I'm so happy to say that, with help from family and teammates, I passed my citizenship test!!!"


Carrasco has pitched for the Indians since 2009, after being traded from the Phillies.