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C.C. Sabathia Says Goodbye to Cleveland. Or Maybe Not.

CLEVELAND — C.C. Sabathia was the starting pitcher at Progressive Field on Saturday for the 125th, and probably last, time in his career. Way back when, he made his major league debut in Cleveland as a hard-throwing 20-year-old on April 8, 2001, and now, nearly two decades later, this season will be his final one.…

Yankees 7, Mariners 3: Yankees Top the Mariners as C.C. Sabathia Bests Felix Hernandez

The Yankees pounced on Felix Hernandez, building a big cushion for C.C. Sabathia in a showdown of acclaimed veteran pitchers, and defeated the Seattle Mariners, 7-3, on Monday. Luke Voit, Brett Gardner and Thairo Estrada homered off Hernandez, giving Sabathia a 6-0 lead after two innings, and the Yankees held on for their 12th win…

On Baseball: C.C. Sabathia Nears 3,000 Strikeouts in a Triumph of Reinvention

The two most similar pitchers to C.C. Sabathia in major league history, according to Baseball Reference, are Andy Pettitte and Mike Mussina, both Yankees stalwarts. Pettitte taught Sabathia the cutter late in his career. Mussina knew he needed it. If not the cutter, Sabathia would surely need something else to extend his career. Mussina explained…