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MLB players raising money for childhood cancer in honor of Cookie Carrasco

Posted: 6:13 PM, Sep 03, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-03 18:13:37-04
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CLEVELAND — Major League Baseball players are teaming up to raise money for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

Their campaign is in honor of Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco, who was diagnosed with cancer earlier this season.

Carrasco will donate $200 to cancer research for every strike out he has throughout the month of September.

Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor will donate $1,000 for every victory the Tribe has during September.

Cleveland's Carlos Santana and Franmil Reyes, as well as the Tampa Bay Rays' Jesus Aguilar will donate for every home run they hit.

Pitcher Shane Bieber will donate $100 for every strikeout he pitches.

Miami Marlins Curtis Granderson will donate $100 for every run.

To learn more about Punchout Cancer with Cookie, click here .

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