CC Sabathia RUMORS & NEWS

  • CC Sabathia says he hopes to return to Yankees, but hasn’t had any talks regarding new deal yet

    New York Daily News "CC Sabathia is still hoping for a reunion with the Yankees in 2018, but as of Sunday night, the veteran lefty said there has still been no communication between Sabathia's agent, Roc Nation, and Bombers general manager Brian Cashman. "We ain't talked yet. It is what it is. It's early...." November 13

  • CC Sabathia enthusiastically pitches A-Rod to be a manager

    New York Post "If there is a person alive from whom CC Sabathia wouldn’t mind getting the hook, it might be Alex Rodriguez. Sabathia gave a full-fledged endorsement of Rodriguez as a potential manager — if not directly as the Yankees one — before A-Rod neither denied nor confirmed having any interest in..." November 08

  • Scouts agree on what next CC Sabathia deal should look like

    New York Post "With several industry voices saying the Yankees will begin interviewing managerial candidates this week in New York, it appears CC Sabathia might sell himself short if he is only looking for a one-year deal. Finding Joe Girardi’s successor is the Yankees’ top priority as general manager Brian..." November 08

  • Sabathia ready to move on if run with Yankees is over

    New York Daily News "CC Sabathia has made it clear that he wants to return to the Yankees in 2018, saying, “this is my home.” However, the 37-year-old free agent won’t be upset if it doesn’t happen. “If my run is up here — like Joe (Girardi) — I had a great time,” Sabathia said on a Players’ Tribune podcast. “I..." November 04

  • CC Sabathia wants to return to the Yankees, and Yankees should want him back

    CBS Sports "The 2017 season ended not with a bang, but with a whimper for the New York Yankees. They scored one run total in the final two games of the ALCS and lost Game 7 to the Houston Astros on Saturday night. The Astros are heading to the World Series and the Yankees are heading home. Stalwart..." October 22

  • Ready for Game 7? CC Sabathia lives for the big moments

    ESPN "There were many times that it seemed as if CC Sabathia would never receive another chance at one more playoff game, let alone an American League Championship Series Game 7. Twice his right knee gave out and it looked as if his career could be over. Most recently, this August, his knee buckled..." October 21

  • CC Sabathia again lives up to stopper reputation, ignites Yankees back into ALCS

    New York Daily News "Joe Girardi jogged briskly to the mound, but his stay didn’t last long. He was not wanted there, not this time, and his pitcher firmly stood his ground. CC Sabathia informed his manager he wanted one more batter, after Didi Gregorius’ throwing error had given the Astros runners on the corners..." October 17

  • Girardi hints CC Sabathia may not be long for his start

    New York Post "During the Yankees’ postseason run in 2012, CC Sabathia was their version of Justin Verlander, regularly pitching deep into games and putting the entire staff on his back. In Game 1 of the ALDS against the Orioles that season, Sabathia gave up just two runs in 8 ²/₃ innings and followed that up..." October 16

  • CC Sabathia plans to pitch in 2018

    MLB Trade Rumors "Veteran left-hander C.C. Sabathia plans to continue his career in 2018, according to Jon Morosi of MLB Network (Twitter link). The 37-year-old impending free agent may have taken the mound as a Yankee for the last time on Saturday, when he tossed 5 2/3 shutout innings of four-hit, six-strikeout..." October 01

  • CC Sabathia’s unlikely resurgence can take Yankees long way in playoffs

    New York Daily News "The Yankees are officially going to have to do it the hard way now, after the Red Sox avoided a potentially historic choke on Saturday, which means surviving the angst-inducing wild-card game on Tuesday and then taking on a team that never loses anymore in the Indians. So the odds are against..." October 01

  • Sabathia would 'never' visit Trump in the White House if Yankees win WS

    New York Daily News "If the Yankees wind up winning the championship this season, CC Sabathia won’t be visiting President Donald Trump in the White House. “Never,” Sabathia told the Daily News before the Bombers had a chance to clinch a playoff berth with a win on Saturday against the Blue Jays at Rogers..." September 23

  • Yankees' CC Sabathia: 'I'll be fine' at boozy playoff celebration

    Newark Star-Ledger "Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia, who's battled alcoholism, said he won't back out of the team's booze-drenched clubhouse bash if -- and more likely when -- they clinch a playoff spot. "I'll be fine," Sabathia said after the Yankees' win over the Twins at Yankee Stadium on..." September 22

  • Yankees insist CC Sabathia’s knee is just a ‘maintenance’ issue

    New York Post "The Yankees haven’t listed a starter for Sunday’s game against the Rangers, but that doesn’t appear to be because of a problem with CC Sabathia’s right knee. Sabathia, whose regular turn is Sunday, left the Yankees on Wednesday to travel to New York, where he was examined Thursday by team..." September 08

  • CC Sabathia responds after getting fat shamed by Hall of Famer Jim Rice

    New York Post "Leave it to Jim Rice to have the harshest words in the CC Sabathia versus Red Sox battle. The former Red Sox outfielder — and Hall of Famer — called out Sabathia for being overweight after the lefty complained about Eduardo Nunez bunting against him in the Yankees’ win on Thursday in The..." September 02

  • CC Sabathia contemplated retiring after going down with latest knee injury

    New York Daily News "At this point in CC Sabathia’s storied career, the future is uncertain. Will his right knee hold up the rest of the season? Will he need another cleanout procedure at the end of the year? Sabathia did say he’ll “probably” have to get a knee replacement “at some point” when his career is..." August 20

  • CC Sabathia relieved there’s no extra damage in balky knee

    New York Post "CC Sabathia expects to throw a bullpen session Saturday or Sunday and to be able to pitch for the Yankees when they visit Boston next week, a much rosier outlook than after he left his most recent start Tuesday with pain in his surgically repaired right knee. “To go home,” Sabathia said when..." August 12

  • CC Sabathia’s MRI reveals no new knee damages

    Hardball Talk "Yankees starter CC Sabathia was removed from Tuesday’s loss to the Toronto Blue Jays after a three innings due to discomfort in his bum knee. He and the Yankees got some good news, however, as an MRI he was given yesterday has come back showing no new damage. Sabathia would be due to start..." August 10

  • Yankees' CC Sabathia has Grade 2 hamstring strain

    ESPN "New York Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia was diagnosed with Grade 2 left hamstring strain Wednesday and could be out at least four weeks. The Yankees have yet to place Sabathia, whose next scheduled start would have been Sunday, on the disabled list. He injured the hamstring pushing off the..." June 15

  • Yankees waiting before making decision on CC Sabathia’s injured hamstring

    New York Daily News "The Yankees still don't know what they're going to do with CC Sabathia just yet. Sabathia suffered a grade 2 left hamstring strain on his second-to-last pitch of the fourth inning in Tuesday night's loss to the Angels, and left the game following the end of the frame. He underwent an MRI on..." June 14

  • A look at Yankees options to fill Sabathia void after he suffered a hamstring injury

    CBS Sports "Tuesday night, the Yankees lost more than just a ballgame to the Angels (LAA 3, NYY 2). They also lost veteran lefty CC Sabathia to a hamstring injury. He felt a tug throwing a pitch in the middle of the fourth inning and had to be removed from the game. Afterwards, manager Joe Girardi told..." June 14

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