CC Sabathia RUMORS & NEWS

  • CC Sabathia appears to say he was 'trying to hit his ass' after inside pitch

    New York Post "CC Sabathia took umbrage with the Rays drilling Luke Voit last week at Tropicana Field, so it was no surprise the fired-up veteran attempted to stick up for his teammates yet again during the Yankees’ 4-3 comeback victory night at the Stadium. Sabathia made Tampa designated..." May 18

  • CC Sabathia calls HBP of Luke Voit by Rays' Yonny Chirinos 'stupid'

    The Score "The New York Yankees wound up squandering their chance to slide into first place in the American League East on Saturday, but that wasn't the only thing that ruffled their feathers. After allowing a game-tying home run to DJ LeMahieu, Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Yonny Chirinos threw up..." May 12

  • Yankees may have just saved CC Sabathia from himself

    New York Post "It looks like the Yankees-Rays rivalry could be heating up. Tampa Bay pitcher Yonny Chirinos plunked Luke Voit in top of his left shoulder with a 95-mph fastball in the sixth inning of the Yankees’ 7-2 loss at Tropicana Field. Gary Sanchez got hit by a Chirinos..." May 12

  • What does CC Sabathia have in mind for retirement? 'I want to be a part of the Yankees still'

    SNY TV "CC Sabathia has his eyes set on retirement at the end of the 2019 season, but that doesn't mean he wants to leave the Yankees for good.  Speaking to The Post's Andrew Marchand, the veteran lefty wants to continue making an impact in the Bronx, saying he would..." May 08

  • Ex-Yankee John Ryan Murphy once again becomes part of team’s history

    New York Post "Ex-Yankee John Ryan Murphy has somehow found a way to be smack in the middle of some amazing Yankees history. If it’s not Mariano Rivera, it’s CC Sabathia. Tuesday night at Chase Field, the Diamondbacks backup catcher became Sabathia’s 3,000th strikeout victim. It..." May 01

  • Yanks' CC Sabathia records 3,000th career strikeout

    ESPN "As he nears the end of what might be a Hall of Fame career, CC Sabathia added to his extensive Cooperstown résumé on Tuesday at Chase Field by recording his 3,000th major league strikeout. The milestone K came in the bottom of the second inning of the New..." April 30

  • Sabathia wants HR to go with 3000th K: 'I'll be trying to go deep'

    Newark Star-Ledger "This Yankees’ three-city West Coast excursion that began two Mondays ago and wraps up Wednesday has been one of the most enjoyable roadtrips that CC Sabathia has had during his 19-year career as a big leaguer. About two dozen of Sabathia’s family members were in Anaheim..." April 30

  • CC Sabathia wants to get strikeout record out of the way

    New York Daily News "CC Sabathia is looking forward to getting it over with. The Yankees’ veteran goes into Wednesday night’s start at Angels Stadium with 2,994 career strikeouts, looking to become the 17th pitcher and just the third left-hander in baseball history to reach the 3,000..." April 24

  • Yankees Activate C.C. Sabathia From Injured List

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Yankees have activated southpaw C.C. Sabathia from the injured list, as per a club press release.  Left-hander Stephen Tarpley was optioned to Triple-A last night to create a 25-man roster spot for Sabathia, who is set to start today’s game against the White..." April 13

  • CC Sabathia to Make 2019 Debut on Saturday

    12 Up "Rejoice, Yankees fans. CC Sabathia is back.  Sabathia is expected to make his first start of the season after rehabbing from a dangerous heart condition that required surgery this offseason.  Sabathia will be kicking off the final..." April 11

  • Yankees eyeing weekend return to rotation for CC Sabathia

    New York Post "There are several ways Aaron Boone and pitching coach Larry Rothschild can go for next week’s three-game series against the White Sox at Yankee Stadium when the plan is for CC Sabathia to start one of those tilts. Unless a problem surfaces with Sabathia after he pitched 4..." April 08

  • Yankees' CC Sabathia progressing, with return date coming into focus

    SNY TV "A diminished Yankees' starting rotation could receive a shot in the arm as soon as next week.  CC Sabathia tossed four scoreless innings during an extended Spring Training contest Monday and expects to rejoin the Yankees in the near future.  "I felt..." April 02

  • New York Yankees Can Trust High-Strikeout Pitcher to Fill in for CC Sabathia

    Empire Sports Media "The New York Yankees will be fighting through injuries during the beginning of the regular season which starts this upcoming Thursday. Fortunately, general manager Brian Cashman has allocated resources towards building out the depth on the roster to withstand injuries to the starting..." March 27

  • CC Sabathia clears another hurdle on comeback trail

    New York Post "CC Sabathia’s next step toward joining the Yankees’ rotation will be Tuesday against a Phillies minor league club after his initial two innings of action went well Thursday. “I am two innings in, just keep going,’’ Sabathia said after throwing two frames..." March 22

  • Yankees’ CC Sabathia Makes 1st Appearance Since Heart Procedure

    NBC New York "New York Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia has returned to the mound for the first time since undergoing a heart procedure in December. Sabathia allowed one run and two hits over two innings on Thursday in a minor league exhibition game, striking out three for Triple-A..." March 21

  • How Yankees’ CC Sabathia has managed heart since scare

    Newark Star-Ledger "On Sunday, Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia walked 3,000 strides on the treadmill. That’s about 1 1/4 miles. He considered it part of his normal cardio routine. When Sabathia arrived at Yankees camp, he did it under anything but normal circumstances. The..." March 18

  • CC Sabathia likely to start year on injured list

    MLB.com "The Yankees' pitching depth will be tested early, as left-hander CC Sabathia is expected to join right-hander Luis Severino in beginning the regular season on the injured list, manager Aaron Boone said after Wednesday's 9-5 Grapefruit League loss to the..." March 07

  • New York Yankees World Series Champion CC Sabathia Joins ESPN as Contributor

    ESPN MediaZone "ESPN today announced it has reached an agreement with New York Yankees pitcher and World Series Champion CC Sabathia. The Cy Young Award-winning left-hander will serve in a variety of roles beginning this season. Sabathia recently announced that he would retire from the..." March 05

  • Is this Yankees’ CC Sabathia’s retirement plan?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia started spring training by announcing he will retire after the 2019 season. On Tuesday, part of his retirement plan came into focus. The 19-year veteran is interested in a career in broadcasting, based on the news that he accepted a job with ESPN...." March 05

  • CC Sabathia announces retirement following 2019

    River Ave Blues "At a press conference in Tampa earlier today, CC Sabathia announced he will retire following the upcoming season, as expected. He’s been saying 2019 will be his final season on his R2C2 podcast since last summer and now it’s official. The big man is hanging up his spikes after the..." February 16

  • Yankees' CC Sabathia will reportedly announce plans to retire after 2019 season

    CBS Sports "Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia will hold a press conference Saturday at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa to officially announce his retirement after the 2019 season, MLB.com's Mark Feinsand reports.

    February 13

  • CC Sabathia Reveals Recent Heart Complications Could Have Killed Him

    12 Up "C.C. Sabathia underwent a heart procedure this offseason in order to remove blockage in an artery running into his heart. The surgery, while serious, has been completed, and the veteran pitcher is set to return to the mound for the 2019 season after being cleared to resume baseball..." January 10

  • CC Sabathia Cleared For Workouts ... After Dec. Heart Surgery

    TMZ "Great news for CC Sabathia ... the Yankees ace has been officially cleared to work out after undergoing heart surgery last month. ICYMI --the Cy Young winner needed an angioplasty to unblock an artery back in December after experiencing acid reflux, heartburn and other..." January 08

  • Yankees' CC Sabathia Expected to Make Full Recovery After Having Heart Surgery

    Bleacher Report "New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia underwent an angioplasty procedure earlier in December to repair a "blockage in one of the arteries leading to his heart," according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. Per that report, Sabathia was told by doctors that his..." December 21

  • CC Sabathia got his $500,000 bonus after all

    Hardball Talk "Back in late September, Yankees starter CC Sabathia was thought to have cost himself a $500,000 bonus by intentionally throwing a pitch at Rays catcher Jesús Sucre. Sabathia was ejected from the game in the sixth inning. The lefty was apparently sticking up for teammate Austin..." December 17