CC Sabathia will be leaving for Tampa Bay this Saturday, but before that he called into the talk with Boomer & Craig about his off-season, the Yankees upcoming season, ‘Linsanity’ and much more.
First we heard about the romantic Valentine’s Day CC spent with his wife at New York’s American Museum of Natural History, before Boomer expressed concern for the ‘hefty-lefty’s’ health. CC assured the guys that he is feeling good & healthy, saying the weight is good, the arm feels good and he should be ready to go.
Sabathia is tipping the scales at 290lbs. and says he plans to maintain that weight throughout the season. He also blamed a lack in focus, not his weight, for his late season struggles last year.
He addressed the AJ Burnett trade-rumors, seemed excited about the addition of Micheal Pineda and like the rest of New York, CC has gotten wrapped-up in the ‘LINsanity’.
We learned that Sabathia never gave any serious thought to opting out of his contract with the Yankees, going on to say how much he & his family love living in the tri-state area and how much he loves pitching for the Yankees.
Sabathia was also on-hand to promote ‘MLB 12: The Show’ for PlayStation 3 & PlayStation Vita – a baseball video game that really doesn’t need much promotion because it is clearly the best game of it’s kind on the market.
Last but not least, although not something he does regularly, CC was pretty confident he could bench-press 275-280lbs…