Originally written October 21, 2012 on MLB Injury News:
New York Yankees left-hander C.C. Sabathia told reporters, including George A. King III of The New York Post, that he’s concerned about his elbow. "A little bit because it's something I have never felt before, never had a problem with the elbow,'' Sabathia said of being concerned. "I felt it off and on in between starts. But I didn't feel it on the field.''  Sabathia has been dealing with discomfort in his throwing elbow since August. This will prompt the Yankees’ ace to visit Dr. James Andrews this week. It’s known Sabathia has a bone spur in his elbow which could require rest or surgery to shave down or remove. New York doesn’t believe the inflammation the left-hander has experienced is something that will require reconstructive surgery, but King notes that the spur could have grown and caused damage to his ligament. Either way, pitchers don’t visit Andrews unless there’s a problem. Over 28 starts this season Sabathia maintained an ERA of 3.38. Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://feedproxy.google.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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