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Carlos Carrasco is The Sporting News AL Comeback Player of the Year for 2020

Morning news and notes for Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020

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In case you are thinking “Didn’t Carlos win this award last year? the answer is no. Last year he won the AL Comeback Player of the Year awarded by MLB (not The Sporting News).

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Cleveland Indians’ Carlos Carrasco named AL Comeback Player of the Year by Sporting News - - Carrasco made 12 starts for the Indians a year after fighting back from a leukemia diagnosis and returning to the mound.

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Can the Indians Still Compete in 2021 and Beyond Even After They Deal Francisco Lindor?
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