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From Andrew Marchand:New York Yankees ace CC Sabathia had arthroscopic surgery to remove a bone spur in his left elbow on Thursday. The team announced he is expected to be ready for spring training.
Dr. James Andrews performed the surgery and the club said that no other problems were detected.
"They found a small bone spur," said Yankees GM Brian Cashman. "It was a quick and minor cleanup. We'll take him along slowly through spring training and he'll be ready for Opening Day.''"Quick and minor" are always good things to hear about any kind of surgery.
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Yankees ace CC Sabathia has had arthroscopic surgery to remove a bone spur from his left elbow.
Sabathia was operated on Thursday by Dr. James Andrews on Thursday in Birmingham, Ala. The Yankees expect Sabathia to fully recover before the start of next season.
Sabathia had two trips to the disabled list this year - a strained left groin that kept him out from June 24 to July 17...
The ace of the Yankee staff, CC Sabathia, had successful surgery to remove a bone spur in his left elbow earlier today. CC had previously been on the disabled list back in August with inflammation in that same elbow.
Even after missing a few starts and pitching through this injury, CC had one of his typical statistical seasons. In 28 starts, the big lefty went 15-6 with a 3.38 ERA...
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Can you pretend you are Yankees GM Brian Cashman for a second?
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Ok not literally, but say you had his job and you were just named the new GM for the New York Yankees.
And your first order of business is deciding is deciding who gets to live another day in pinstripes, and who will get handed their walking papers.
A few things to keep in mind...
When news broke that New York Yankees ace CC Sabathia was going to have his left elbow examined by noted orthopedist James Andrews, concern gripped a Yankees fan base that was already reeling from the team's sweep at the hands of the Detroit Tigers in the American League Championship Series. Andrews wound up operating on Sabathia's pitching elbow Thursday, but the report...
After being swept by the Detroit Tigers in the ALCS, the New York Yankees are now receiving more bad news, as ace CC Sabathia is being sent to have his pitching elbow examined by Dr. James Andrews. The injury is believed to be a bone spur, but Sabathia admits that he is concerned about the possibility [...]
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END OF THE ROAD?
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said that the legendary closer "doesn’t know what he is doing yet" as it relates to whether or not he'll return next season.
Obviously the Yankees have a a lot of work to do this off-season. Expiring contracts, options, and trade possibilities should give Brian Cashman and Company lots to do. I have some ideas about how they should proceed, starting with the outfield. Here's what I would do:Brett GardnerCurtis GrandersonRaul IbanezAndruw JonesIchiro SuzukiNick SwisherOf course, Gardner isn't...
From Andrew Marchand: New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Mariano Rivera, considered the greatest closer in baseball history, informed him earlier this week that he is unsure if he will play again or retire.
Cashman told ESPN New York that on Tuesday he and Rivera had a conversation in which Rivera said he was unsure if he will return for a 19th season.
When he suffered a season-ending knee injury in May, New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera said he did not want his career to end with him being carried off the field in Kansas City on a cart. Now, he's not so sure. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman told New York reporters Thursday that baseball's all-time saves leader has not made up his mind about returning next...
The New York Yankees are well aware that the team has to get younger this offseason and there are already signs that change may start with some of the franchise's most historic players voluntarily not coming back.
Yesterday, general manager Brian Cashman said that he doesn't know if baseball's all-time saves leader Mariano Rivera is definitely returning next season....