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The New York Yankees acquired one of the NFL’s biggest stars on Wednesday in a trade with the Texas Rangers, and CC Sabathia seems pretty excited about it.

Right after the Yankees announced that they have traded for Russell Wilson, who was previously with the Texas Rangers, Sabathia predicted that the Seattle Seahawks quarterback is going to win two championships this upcoming season.

Wilson is expected to make a Grapefruit League appearance at some point later this month or next month. He played in 93 minor league games with the Colorado Rockies’ system over two seasons after he was selected in the fourth round of MLB’s 2010 first-year player draft, hitting .228 with five home runs in 315 at-bats.

While he has hinted that he wants to pull a Bo Jackson at some point, the idea of Wilson playing in any meaningful baseball games seems unrealistic. But as you can see, Wednesday’s big trade was a fun little storyline for guys like Sabathia.

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This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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