The Cookie Doesn’t Crumble
Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco, nicknamed Cookie, made his return to the mound Sunday, September 1st. Carrasco entered in the seventh inning for his first major league appearance since being diagnosed with a treatable form of leukemia in June. The right-hander received a standing ovation from the crowd, and players from both sides cheered while standing in front of their respective dugouts.
Cookie has been looking forward to his return to the mound in Progressive Field as he expects it to be an emotional one. Carrasco received a standing ovation in his first appearance at home since being diagnosed with leukemia, but he gave up home runs to James McCann and Eloy Jimenez in the eighth inning that lifted the Chicago White Sox over the Cleveland Indians 6-5 Tuesday night.
Jose Ramirez Is out for 5-7 Weeks
On Saturday, August 28th, 2019, Cleveland’s hard-hitting third baseman is expected to need five to seven weeks to recover after undergoing hand surgery Monday in New York. Ramirez, who has been hot for the past couple of months, fractured the hamate bone in his right hand while taking a hard swing during the first inning of Saturday’s game against Kansas City.
Indians Unveil New 2019 Jerseys
On Monday, November 19th, 2018, the Indians unveiled two new jerseys that they will wear in the upcoming season. The first jersey is an away midnight navy blue jersey that features the great city of Cleveland in red lettering with white outlines. The second new jersey will be a red jersey with blue lettering and white outlines. This is the second time in Indians history that they will wear red and on an official uniform. The away jerseys will be worn with gray pants and the home jerseys will be worn with white pants. The Indians did get rid of their midnight navy blue jersey that said “Indians” on the front and the red jersey is the replacement.Jose Ramirez Injury
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