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C.c. Sabathia Newsbeat

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Yankees’ CC Sabathia had heart surgery, to be ready for spring training

New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia is expected to be ready for spring training after undergoing heart surgery earlier this month.

Sabathia had a stent inserted into his heart to relieve a blockage in one of the left-hander’s arteries, Sabathia’s agent, Kyle Thousand, told The Athletic.

“CC is doing great and will be reporting to spring training on time to get ready to play for his upcoming final season in 2019,” Thousand said.

Richard Adler and Jerry Ross wrote a song on this subject, I believe.

QLE Posted: December 22, 2018 at 08:49 AM | 3 comment(s)
  Beats: c.c. sabathia, heart, surgery

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Yankees pay Sabathia’s $500K bonus despite ejection in finale

CC Sabathia gave up half a million dollars to show he had his teammate’s back. Instead, the New York Yankees paid their veteran left-hander for his loyalty.

The 38-year-old pitcher was two innings from receiving a $500,000 for pitching 155 innings last season when he was ejected for throwing at the Tampa Bay Rays’ Jesus Sucre in the sixth inning of Sabathia’s final outing of the season. Rather than pitch out of the bullpen to get his bonus, Sabathia stayed at 153 innings.

A review of the Yankees’ final luxury tax payroll for the season revealed the Yankees paid Sabathia the $500,000 bonus, multiple outlets reported Monday.

Would that I could do something like that and get so much money for it.

 

QLE Posted: December 19, 2018 at 07:57 AM | 1 comment(s)
  Beats: bonus, c.c. sabathia, ejection

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

CC Sabathia to return to Yankees in 2019 | MLB.com

I know some Yankees fans might not be happy but he’s a decent 5th starter, especially at that price.

Sabathia and the Yankees have agreed to terms on a one-year, $8 million deal, MLB.com has confirmed. The deal has not yet been officially announced because Sabathia must undergo a physical, which is expected to take place on Wednesday.

Jim Furtado Posted: November 07, 2018 at 08:53 AM | 14 comment(s)
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