I would expect Sabathia to be out of action for longer than the 15 days dictated by his being on the DL. If he comes back right when he’s eligible, he’ll certainly not yet be at 100 percent and his velocity will likely be an issue.
“There are degenerative changes in his knee,” Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said. “He is going to receive an injection of cortisone and stem cell to try and deal with this.”
CC Sabathia, now on the DL due to an accumulation of fluid in his right knee, is reportedly likely to undergo another MRI after having the knee drained on Monday.
The New York Yankees have placed struggling starter CC Sabathia on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his right knee.
Rickie Weeks hit a two-out RBI single after Jonathan Lucroy moved to third on a balk and the Milwaukee Brewers snapped a three-game skid with a 5-4 win Saturday over the New York Yankees.
Wil Myers hit an inside-the-park homer, his latest big hit against the New York Yankees, and drove in four runs as the Tampa Bay Rays battered an ineffective CC Sabathia in a 5-1 victory Sunday.
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“That guy’s got the greatest attitude I’ve ever been around,” Sabathia said. “He’s dealt with failure better than anybody I’ve been around. I’m sure he’ll come out of this and perform well over there.”
Jacoby Ellsbury walked into Fenway Park last week fearing the worst. Similar thoughts have to be racing through Robinson Cano’s head right now.
CC Sabathia pitched seven innings for a rare win at Tropicana Field, leading the NewYork Yankees past David Price and the Tampa Bay Rays 10-2 Thursday night in a matchup of former AL Cy Young Award winners.
CC Sabathia pitched six innings for his first victory of the season, Brett Gardner hit a two-run home run and the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-4 on Sunday afternoon.
Sabathia led the majors last season with 122 runs allowed. Things went bad for him from the start on Tuesday night in a matchup of the league’s youngest vs. oldest rosters.
The Yanks opened their 2014 season in Houston by doing their best impersonation of the Mets, resulting in a 6-2 loss to the underwhelming Astros.
The Yankees began Derek Jeter’s farewell season Tuesday night with a 6-2 loss to the Houston Astros.
“I’m trying to treat it like any other opening day,” said Jeter, who will retire at season’s end. “I don’t foresee this being any different.” To the rest of the sports world it certainly will be.