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He is still the ace, the cornerstone, the man the Yankees must have in
the rotation if they are going to remain competitive in the vastly improved AL
East. The Associated Press reports that C.C. Sabathia, 32, threw off a mound on
Saturday for the first time since arthroscopic surgery last October 25.
With spring training instructor Billy Connors, pitching coach Larry
Rothschild, and other team officials looking on, the over-sized lefthander made
29 pitches during Saturday’s session.
“No problems,” Sabathia said afterwards. “Probably didn’t throw a strike,
but that’s normal for my first bullpen. I got a little nervous when I first got
up there. Hadn’t been up there. Didn’t know how I was going to feel, but I
immediately felt good and I felt comfortable.”
The October surgery was to remove a bone spur from Sabathia's elbow.
The Vallejo, California native spent time on the disabled
list twice during the 2012 season...from June 24 to July 17 with a strained
left groin, and again from Aug. 8-24 suffering an inflamed left elbow.
C.C. is scheduled to throw from the mound next on Tuesday.
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