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Recovered from undergoing arthroscopic surgery to remove a bone spur in his left elbow, brilliant New York Yankees southpaw CC Sabathia will premier in the Grapefruit League and make roughly 65 pitches on Friday. Following an uncharacteristically injury-plagued year, the 6-foot-7, 290 pound Sabathia, who has amassed a record of 191-102 with a 3.50 ERA since debuting for the Cleveland Indians in April 2001, had the procedure performed by Dr. James Andrews in Alabama last October. “Felt good today, no problems. I felt strong. I’m ready to go,” said Sabathia, 32, after throwing 50 balls in a simulated game Sunday. … Continue reading →
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