Originally posted on Lady At The Bat  |  Last updated 10/29/11
Now that the World Series is over and the congratulatory remarks have been made to those comeback kids in St Louis, the Cardinals, the off-season is ready to begin.  For the New York Yankees, that means several things, first and foremost, the contract of CC Sabathia.In case you have been living under a rock, Sabathia can opt out of his 7-year, $161 million contract next week. He has just completed the 3rd year of the deal and, if he opts out, he will be looking to add to his status as the highest paid pitcher in baseball. News outlets are reporting that Sabathia and his agent are spending the weekend in talks with the Yankees, trying to come up with an extension, thereby avoiding an opt out.I would love for the Yankees to avoid a CC opt out. However, the idea of an extension does not sit well with me at all. I know, I can't have my cake and eat it, too. But at more than 290 pounds, CC Sabathia just does not inspire much confidence in me right now, especially with the weight he put o...
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