Found October 31, 2011 on Baseball Musings:
PLAYERS: CC Sabathia
TEAMS: New York Yankees
CC Sabathia and the Yankees agreed to a one year extension.  I’m not surprised at this.  The opt out was to see if CC liked New York.  Since he did, and the Yankees like him, keeping him in the fold was fairly easy.

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New York Yankees ace CC Sabathia won’t be testing the open market after all. The burly left-hander announced Monday that he has agreed to a contract extension to remain with the Yankees. Sabathia will reportedly receive a new five-year, $122 million contract, according to ESPN sources. Sabathia had the option of opting out of his current deal, which had four years and $92 million...

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Sabathia agrees to extension, stays with Yankees

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NEW YORK (AP) - Three days before the opening of the free-agent market, the Cleveland Indians acquired pitcher Derek Lowe from the Atlanta Braves for minor league left-hander Chris Jones on Monday in the first significant trade of the offseason.Rather than become a free agent, CC Sabathia agreed to a ...

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