The New York Yankees left Canada with a series win against a battered Toronto Blue Jays but lost their ace CC Sabathiato the 15-day DL with a sore left elbow.
Derek Lowe of he Atlanta Braves during the National Anthem (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
This is the second time Sabathia has been injured in 2012, but the first time it was his groin, and not his throwing arm’s elbow.
You don’t need to be Einstein to figure out why Sabathia’s injury is worrisome, as he is a pitcher and it is his elbow.
So, what did the Yankees do?
What the Yankees always do, which is run and grab some washed-up veteran that no other team wants.
And this time it is pitcher Derek Lowe, who was just released from the Indians after he lost eight of his last 10 starts and posted an ERA just shy of 9.00.
GM Brian Cashman is once again banking on the nostalgia of the Yankee pinstripes to resurge a 39-year old player’s career; but in my opinion Lowe’s case is a long shot.
Point blank is that Lowe is done.
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