The CC Sabathia Fairy Tale

The good news filtered out slowly rom the CC Sabathia medical team.  Then, the man himself took center stage and regailed us with his joy.He would have normal knee surgery, just costing him ( and the Yankees ) the 2014 season.  I'm not going to wax on about he could have saved us a lot of trouble by noting the problem in spring training, and having the surgery then.No.  Like...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tanaka still in pain, but hoping rehab will be enough

Less than two hours before it was announced that CC Sabathia would have season-ending knee surgery, Masahiro Tanaka remained optimistic he would not have to undergo a procedure of his own. Tanaka, who was discovered to have a slight tear of his right ulnar collateral ligament following a start at Cleveland on July 8, said he isn’t sure when, or if, he will pitch again this season...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dimmed New York Yankees star CC Sabathia wants ‘to pitch the next five or six years’

According to’s Andrew Marchand, tamed Yankees southpaw CC Sabathia will have arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Wednesday. Sabathia (3-4, 5.28 ERA), who underwent the knife to remove a bone spur in his left elbow in October 2012, won’t return this season. Nevertheless, Sabathia doesn’t immediately require the dreaded microfracture procedure that could have...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

CC relieved to avoid microfacture

Fearful his career could be in jeopardy, CC Sabathia had trouble sleeping as he awaited word if he needed microfacture surgery or a less serious arthroscopic procedure on his ailing right knee. Sabathia will have season-ending arthroscopic surgery this Wednesday, but his doctors told him it should allow him to return for spring training. "I was very concerned," said Sabathia...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

CC Sabathia to have season-ending surgery on right knee

The New York Yankees announced Friday that CC Sabathia will have season-ending surgery. The Yankees left-hander has been scheduled to have arthroscopic debridement surgery on his right knee. Sabathia has selected Dr. Neal ElAttrache, the Dodgers’ team physician, to perform the procedure on Wednesday. “He’ll get it cleaned up and obviously it will end his season,” Yankees...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

CC Sabathia season is over, to have knee surgery   The New York Yankees announced Friday afternoon that 2007 Cy Young Award winner and Yankee ace, CC Sabathia will have season ending arthroscopic debridement surgery on his right knee as early as next week.  The Yankees are hopeful that this surgery goes well for Sabathia, who is avoiding the possibility of having  to go through microfracture surgery, which could...
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Yankees’ CC Sabathia will have knee surgery

New York Yankees left-handed pitcher CC Sabathia will undergo surgery on his right knee, which will end his season, the team announced
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Yankees Injury Update: CC Sabathia will have season-ending knee surgery

In an expected move, New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia will have season-ending surgery on July 23 on his right knee. Fortunately, it is not the microfracture surgery that could have possibly ended his career but, rather, a simpler cleaning out of his knee. Mark Feinsand of New York Daily News made the announcement Friday afternoon.Cashman said CC Sabathia will have arthroscopic...
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CC Sabathia To Undergo Season-Ending Surgery On Right Knee

New York Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia will undergo season-ending knee surgery on July 23, general manager Brian Cashman announced Friday. While Sabathia will not have micro-fracture surgery on his right knee like many speculated he would need, he will have a procedure to clean out his knee. The team hopes the 33-year-old will be ready to go for spring training. “He’ll get...
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Report: Yankees’ Ace C.C. Sabathia To Undergo Season-Ending Surgery

Yankees’ pitcher C.C. Sabathia will miss the remainder of the season – Mandatory Credit: USATSI via CBS Sports The New York Yankees have now lost two pitchers to season-ending surgery. According to’s Bryan Hoch, general manager Brian Cashman has announced that Yankees’ ace C.C. Sabathia will reportedly undergo arthroscopic knee surgery, effectively ending his 2014...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: CC Sabathia Done for 2014

In what became inevitable news, Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman announced today that CC Sabathia will miss the rest of the 2014 season. Sabathia will undergo arthroscopic knee surgery on July 23rd, and the Yankees hope he is ready to return by the beginning of next season. The original thought was that Sabathia would have to undergo micro-fracture surgery, a significantly more...
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Yankees announce CC Sabathia out for season

The New York Yankees have announced that pitcher CC Sabathia will be lost for the year, with season-ending knee surgery. Erik Boland of Newsday and Jon Heyman of CBS Sports first reported the news. Cashman: Sabathia to undergo season-ending surgery on right knee July 23. Not the micro fracture surgery, but a "cleanup" procedure — Erik Boland […]
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CC Sabathia to have season-ending surgery on Tuesday

Welp, that’s that: The Yankees have announced that CC Sabathia will have season-ending arthroscopic knee surgery on July 23. It is not micro-fracture surgery, as many were speculating he needed, but is more of a procedure to clean out his right knee.
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees, Red Sox headed for historic disappointment

With the second half of the regular season now upon us and the trade deadline just around the corner, speculation regarding baseball’s playoff picture will soon give way to the harsh realities of the 162-game grind, and for the first time in nearly two decades both the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees appear headed for an uneventful finish. Less than a year removed from a world...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brantley Smooth First Half in All-Star Season

A throw-in to the deal that sent C.C. Sabathia to Milwaukee in 2008, Michael Brantley has made the All-Star Game for the first time in his career in his sixth season in Cleveland. What is most shocking about Brantley’s ascension to elite status is the combination of average and power he has shown at the plate. With an already career-best 15 homers this season, along with 63 RBIs...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Growing concern over pitchers’ health may deflate market

In a one-week period, the Yankees learned CC Sabathia might need a micro-fracture knee surgery that leaves his career in peril, and Masahiro Tanaka might require Tommy John surgery that would cost him the rest of this season and, at least, most of next year. Those revelations were most devastating to the Yankees, of course. But it also is hurting Max Scherzer and Jon Lester. They...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Is This the End for C.C. Sabathia?

The ride can't last forever, all things must come to an end, Father Time catches up to us all; these are just some of the clichés that come to mind when discussing the end of an athlete's run. In this case, it's New York Yankees starting pitcher C.C. Sabathia. No, he hasn't made any sort of retirement announcement. In fact, he might not for a couple more years....
Via The Sports Post
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees’ Sabathia to have two top surgeons check on right knee

CC Sabathia has postponed a schedule appointment Monday with Dr. James Andrews and has met with Dr. Keith Meister to have his bothersome right knee examined. He also has an appointment scheduled with Dr. Neal ElAttrache. ElAttrache, who examined Masahiro Tanaka’s right elbow in Seattle on Thursday, is the Dodgers’ team physician. Meister is the Rangers’ doctor. While Andrews...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Deadline: The market for starting pitching

Masahiro Tanaka, C.C. Sabathia, Ivan Nova, Michael Pineda. That's a list of starting pitchers the New York Yankees have had miss time due to injury this season. Tanaka recently went on the disabled list with a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament, writes Sports Injury Alert's Darius Austin.The Yankees have tried to make their starting rotation functional with all of those...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: CC Sabathia to seek further advice

New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia has canceled Monday's appointment with Dr. James Andrews in order to get at least two more orthopedic expert opinions on the condition of his right knee. Yankees beat writer for Bryan Hoch announced the news late Friday afternoon.CC Sabathia has cancelled his appointment with Dr. James Andrews, orig. sched for Monday. He is seeking...
Via Sports Injury Alert
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Masahiro Tanaka apologizes to Yankees for injury

New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka apologized Friday to his team, teammates and fans for missing time because of a partially torn ligament in his right elbow. “I give everything I have every time I take the ball. With that, I also know that there will always be a risk of injury when playing this game that I love. Right now I feel that the most important thing for me is to keep...
Via Sports-Glory
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Masahiro Tanaka has partially torn UCL

New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman announced Thursday that $155 million dollar ace, Masahiro Tanaka, has a partial tear in his ulnar collateral ligament. Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reported the news. Cashman said it’s Tanaka’s UCL. — Mark Feinsand (@FeinsandNYDN) July 11, 2014 Tanaka has a small tear of the UCL, an injury that, if severe enough would...
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New York Yankees are lost without Masahiro Tanaka

Decimated by injuries and slowed by father time, it’s been a rough year for the New York Yankees’ starting rotation since losing the likes of CC Sabathia, Ivan Nova and Michael Pineda. But in the midst of learning to live in a foreign country and becoming accustomed to life as a Yankee, Masahiro Tanaka has provided his new employers with one of the most consistently effective...
Via Sports-Glory
14 days ago  |  Discuss

How Cleveland Lost a Cy Young Winner and Gained an All-Star

It’s a tale the Indians know all too well: a once dominant and promising team comes off a season of highs and enters into a season struggling to stay afloat. It’s happened this year, and it has happened before, all too recently. Do you remember 2008? CC Sabathia was the reigning Cy Young Award winner and beginning his final contract year with the Indians under manager Eric...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Masahiro Tanaka to undergo MRI on right arm

Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka traveled to New York on Wednesday for an MRI on his right arm, reports the New York Post. Tanaka, 25, has posted a 12-4 record and a 2.51 ERA in his first 18 starts for New York.  The right-hander struggled on Tuesday, giving up 10 hits and five earned runs over 6 2/3 innings in a 5-3 loss to the Cleveland Indians. Tanaka said after the game that...
Via Sports-Glory
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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