WATCH: Tropicana Field gives Carlos Carrasco standing ovation as he takes the mound

Carlos Carrasco
Posted at 4:04 PM, Sep 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-01 16:04:08-04

TAMPA, Fla. — Indians starter Carlos Carrasco has been activated from the 60-day injured list, joining the active major league roster for the first time since being diagnosed with leukemia.

As Carrasco took the mound for the first time since May, all of Tropicana Field rose to their feet to give the pitcher a standing ovation.

Watch the incredible moment below:

Carrasco, who was diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia in early June, began throwing bullpen sessions in July.

Rays players joined the Tribe on the field in the standing ovation for Carrasco, proving that we are all #CookieStrong.

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