After a long and scary journey, Carlos Carrasco will be activated on Sunday.
— MLB Network Radio on SiriusXM (@MLBNetworkRadio) August 28, 2019
As Francona notes, the emotional lift that this provides will be palpable. Carrasco being able to resume his career, even out of the bullpen, this soon after such a major diagnosis is remarkable. Any meaningful on-field contribution he can provide is just a bonus.
Carrasco became a full-time starter in 2015. From that point through the end of 2018, he’s been one of the best, posting a 3.40 ERA over that four-year span.
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