Originally written on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 10/23/14
In a February 8 Q&A session with New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi, the New York Post's Steve Serby included some questions about three Yankees recovering from injury and hoping for better things in 2014. Serby asked about pitchers C.C. Sabathia and Michael Pineda and first baseman Mark Teixeira and the progress each has made during the offseason. Here is are summaries of Girardi's comments.By Silent Wind of Doom, via Wikimedia CommonsC.C. SabathiaThe left-hander had his 2013 season end a week early due to a thigh sprain. His leg healed quickly, so he did not have to spend the offseason rehabbing. He had a normal conditioning routine and even lost weight. Serby asked about the left-hander's velocity, which dropped last season. Girardi replied that since Sabathia had a normal offseason, the Yankees expect him to regain some of that velocity. Girardi said that Sabathia will "have a much better year" than his 14-13, 4.78 ERA last year. Look for the Yan...
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