Yankees News: CC Stays in the Bronx

CC Stays in the Bronx

Yankees fans, you can breathe easy now – CC has taken all the drama out of the potentially circus like situation in free agency.  The big left-hander decided to stay with New York rather than test the free-a gent market, agreeing Monday to a new deal that adds $30 million and one season to his [...]

ALDS Game 3: Aces Duel & Detroit Wins

In what you could call a rematch of the Game 1 starters, aces CC Sabathia and Justin Verlander went at it in the 5-4 win for the Detroit Tigers, putting them ahead 2-1, one game away from advancing to the American League Championship Series.   The beginning of the game looked promising for the Yankees [...]

Game 133: CC Toughs Out Win

A 128-pitch effort by CC Sabathia got him to silence the talk of his winless season against the Red Sox in a 5-2 victory. The bottom of the lineup backed up the ace of the Yankees staff as Francisco Cervelli delivered a long home run out of Fenway Park over the Green Monster and Eric [...]

Cervelli building strong rapport with CC Sabathia

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CHICAGO — They’re definitely an odd couple. CC Sabathia is the calm, composed, laid-back veteran; Francisco Cervelli is the exuberant, energetic, upbeat youngster. But the two have worked pretty well together while teaming up in three of Sabathia’s last four starts. In a 3-2 win for the Yankees over the White Sox on Monday night, [...]

Game 107: CC Grinds To 16

CC Sabathia smoothly went through the early innings of the game but a two-run blast by the White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez closed a gap in the early lead the Yankees lefty received. Sabathia got through the first 3 innings with minimal effort as the White Sox were swinging early in the count and were [...]

Game 101: CC K’s 14 To His 15th

From the beginning of the game, CC Sabathia looked untouchable. Not only did Sabathia have 7 consecutive strikeouts of his career-high 14, but he was untouchable for 6.1 innings. His attempt at perfection ended by Brendan Ryan’s 2-0 single. As you watched the game progress, it was clear that all of his pitches were on [...]

Game 88: CC CG

With the All-Star Break to come, some last minute changes to the game’s roster took place. David Robertson took the place of David Price. The originally snubbed CC Sabathia (12-4 record) was placed on the roster despite starting today’s game (therefore was replaced as well). CC showed why he deserved the All-Star title. In a [...]

Game 75: CC’s 1st to 10

With each month that passed, CC Sabathia record improved. This improvement through the season led him to becoming the 1st pitcher in the majors to get to 10 wins. Alex Rodriguez and Curtis Granderson continue their hot swinging as they contributed 4 runs to support the big lefty. Mark Teixeira also hit a 2-run home [...]

Next stop— Wrigley Field

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Tomorrow afternoon, the Yankees and their fans get to experience the long, and often criticized tradition of Friday matinée baseball at Wrigley Field.  Weekend match-ups such as this validate interleague play because two of the most iconic franchises in Major League Baseball will play in the second oldest ballpark in the country.  Despite all the [...]

Game 32: Offense Goes Off For CC

Derek Jeter went 4 for 6 with 2 home runs. Curtis Granderson went 3 for 4 with a home run. Mark Teixeira got 2 hits, including a two-run home run. None of these blasts were as big as the grand slam by catcher Francisco Cervelli. The 5 home runs supported a grinding effort by CC [...]