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Carlos Carrasco wins the Roberto Clemente Award

Morning News and Notes for Saturday, October 26, 2019

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Cookiei Carrasco has won the Roberto Clemente Award. He deserves it. He deserved it before he got cancer. Cancer just exposed Carrasco to more opportunity to demonstrate the fine, giving person he has always been.

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Tribe's Carrasco named Clemente Award winner - “He took a situation where, rather than feeling sorry for himself, he used his ability to reach out to people and lift them up,” Tribe manager Terry Francona said. “That’s pretty incredible.”

Roberto Clemente Award: Indians' Carlos Carrasco honored - It is why he feeds hundreds of homeless from his front door in Tampa, why he reads to children in a small library named for him in Cleveland, why he brings shoes and clothing to African villages, why he sends medicine to Venezuela, why he funds college scholarships for single mothers everywhere, why he buys ham sandwiches for men on corners.

Indians' Carlos Carrasco honored with Roberto Clemente Award - Carlos Carrasco didn't let cancer stop him from helping others. It inspired him to do more.

Cleveland Indians: Making my own prospect list; who can help in 2020? - - The reason the Cleveland Indians had a 93-69 record in 2019 was a rich farm system with a healthy harvest of pitchers. What about 2020? Terry Pluto breaks out the numbered bullets.

MLB’s qualifying offer will be smaller this year, but don’t expect any Cleveland Indians free agents to receive it - - For the first time since Major League Baseball’s qualifying offer system was installed in 2012, the value of the offer has decreased. And for the second straight year that won’t matter to any Cleveland Indians free agents.

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