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Beyond the Dugout: Carlos Carrasco talks teammates, nicknames and cars

The Indians pitcher opens up about his own teammates.

CLEVELAND — Get to know more about Carlos Carrasco as we go "Beyond the Dugout" with the Cleveland Indians starting pitcher.

Question: Time for Beyond the Dugout. Carlos Carrasco joins me now, is that all right if I just call you Cookie?

Carrasco: Yeah, that's fine!

Question: Do you like that nickname?

Carrasco: I like it!

Question: Who has the best nickname on the Cleveland Indians roster?

Carrasco: Lindor, I think, Mr. Smile/

Question: You like that better than Sunshine?

Carrasco: Sunshine is good, too!

Question: Who's the biggest character in the locker room?

Carrasco: Myself! Yes, yes, I'm really picky.

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Question: Why are you the biggest character, Cookie?

Answer: I love to do that way. So, I don't know, I think many fans, they get to see that during the game in the dugout, so I just want to keep my teammates happy.  This is a long season, 162 games just coming to the stadium and do the same routine, is kind of OK. I just want to do something different so those guys can relax and forget about, you know, the long season and get to that point just to have fun a little bit.

Question: Who's the sloppiest teammate that you have?

Carrasco: Kip! (Jason Kipnis)

Question: Kip's a mess, they call him Dirtbag, don't they?

Carrasco: Yeah, yeah, yeah.

Question: Who's the cleanest teammate you have?

Carrasco: Kluber!

Question: Who’s got the best ride, the best vehicle?

Carrasco: Kip!

Question: Kip does? If you had to be stuck in a room for 24 hours with one teammate, who would it be?

Carrasco: Oh, Kip

Question: Kip? 

Carrasco: For sure, yes

Question: Why?

Carrasco: He’s a lot of fun!

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