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Which Yankee has the worst contract?

The Yankees are, quite notably, the only Major League team without a major-league free agent signing this offseason. There are many reasons for this, including a lack of glaring needs and a desire to get younger, but the primary explanation for Brian Cashman’s silence in free agency is money. The Yankees, weary of the annual luxury tax bills they’re always stuck with, are trying...
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Yankees' CC Sabathia already in Florida, throwing bullpen, says report

Sabathia spent October in rehab Watch video Yankees' left-hander CC Sabathia said in December that he was "light years" ahead in his offseason training program compared to past winters, and, if the past few days are any indication, maybe he is. The New York Post's Dan Martin wrote that Sabathia threw off flat ground and a bullpen...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabathia working out at Yankees' spring-training complex

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) CC Sabathia spent part of Friday at the New York Yankees' spring training complex working out with pitching coach Larry Rothschild and talking with a group of minor leaguers. The 35-year old left-hander threw on level ground and in the bullpen at Steinbrenner Field. Sabathia missed the Yankees' loss to Houston in the AL wild-card game last fall when he entered...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: How will CC Sabathia do in 2016?

After almost three seasons filled with disappointments and inconsistency, CC Sabathia appeared to be getting back on the right track as the season came to a close. In his last nine starts, he posted a 2.86 ERA but one day before the Yankees faced the Astros in the AL Wild Card game, Sabathia checked himself into rehab for alcohol addiction. Obviously that wasn’t the way fans...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

CC Sabathia says it 'feels good to have' support following rehab

CC Sabathia sent shockwaves through the baseball world last October when he announced that he would enter alcohol rehab. But the New York Yankees' starter is already looking to get back out on the mound--and is not short of thanks for those who have been supporting him.In a recent article in the New York Daily News, Sabathia acknowledged that he has had a lot of backing since he...
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December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Sabathia on staying sober: ‘I’m always going to be recovering’

It was a shocking development to say the least when just before the New York Yankees were set to play in the AL Wild Card Game, it was announced that C.C. Sabathia would not be joining his teammates as he had decided to seek in-patient treatment for alcohol abuse. Now, several months later, Sabathia states he has maintained his sobriety since his stint in rehab and is looking...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Sabathia 'probably still drunk' during season's final games

Perhaps the most surprising aspect of CC Sabathia’s decision to enter an alcohol rehabilitation program was the timing, being that he left the Yankees just before their Wild Card playoff game against the Astros. But after what took place during New York’s final series of the regular season, Sabathia knew it couldn’t wait. There have been reports that Sabathia decided to check...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

C.C. Sabathia and the humanity of athletes

Tonight, the Yankees take the field with their season on the line, as they host the Astros in the AL’s Wild Card game. CC Sabathia will not be with the team for the game, or any other game this postseason, because he checked into a rehab clinic for treatment related to alcohol abuse. The full statement that he released to the media. “Today I am checking myself into an alcohol...
Via Fangraphs
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

CC Sabathia and a history of Yankees with alcoholism

Dating back to the days of The Babe, the biggest tradition in New York Yankees history is winning. And going back just as far, the second-biggest tradition in the Bronx is alcoholism. CC Sabathia is the latest Yankee to be swallowed up by the addiction, but thankfully he has come to that realization before it sent him to the morgue like Mickey Mantle. Now the organization that...
Via Rumors and Rants
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

CC Sabathia checks into alcohol rehab, will miss playoffs

The New York Yankees will begin their playoff run without the services of CC Sabathia. The left-handed pitcher made a surprise announcement Monday that he will check himself into an alcohol rehabilitation center and won’t be available to pitch for the Yankees during the postseason. “I love baseball and I love my teammates like brothers, and I am also fully aware that I am leaving...
October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

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