CC SABATHIA

CC SABATHIA

Team: New York Yankees

Position: Pitcher

Bats/Throws: Left/Left

Height/Weight: 6’6”, 300 lbs.

Date of Birth: July 21, 1980

Hometown: Vallejo, CA

Drafted: 1st Round by the Cleveland Indians

 

One of the top pitchers in Major League Baseball over the last 15 years, CC Sabathia is a pillar of the New York Yankees’ pitching staff. Sabathia helped lead the Yankees to the 2009 World Series championship and was named the MVP of the 2009 American League Championship Series.

Sabathia won the 2007 Cy Young Award as the American League’s top pitcher after posting a 19-7 record and a 3.21 ERA in a league-high 241 innings pitched. He is a six-time All Star selection. Sabathia entered the 2016 season with 223 wins, the second most among active MLB players. He leads all active MLB pitchers in strikeouts, complete games and Wins Above Replacement (WAR).

The 6’6” lefthander made his MLB debut with the Cleveland Indians in 2001 and was the runner up for the Rookie of the Year award. He pitched with the Milwaukee Brewers in 2008 before joining the Yankees in 2009. He is one of just 17 pitchers in Yankees’ history with at least 100 wins with the team.

Sabathia has been active off the field and in the community in numerous philanthropic activities. CC and his wife Amber have worked with the Boys & Girls Club to co-found a nonprofit, “PitCCh In Foundation,” which is designed to help raise the confidence and self-esteem of inner city kids in need through various community outreach, sports and educational programs.

 

Career Highlights:

  • Six-time MLB All Star (2003, 2004, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012)
  • 2007 American League Cy Young Award winner
  • 2009 American League Championship Series MVP

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CC Sabathia had control of the mound in yesterday's game, allowing only 2 runs and striking out 6 batters in 5 innings.Marcus Wilson crushed a solo home run yesterday, his 7th homer of the season.Braden Shipley pitched a complete game, allowing just 3 runs and striking out 4 batters yesterday.
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Watch Jason Martin hit his sixth home run of the season in last night's game.Marcus Wilson leads the Kane County Cougars in home runs after crushing his sixth home run of the season last night.CC Sabathia matched the record for most wins by a visitor at Kauffman Stadium last night after pitching 6 innings, allowing 0 runs and striking out 4 batters.Braden Shipley dominated the mound pitching 8 scoreless innings and striking out 5 batters, leading the Reno Aces to their first shutout of 2017.
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Erick Aybar went 3-for-3 and had a nice double play - watch it here.CC Sabathia threw 5 scoreless innings in his 2017 season debut.Willie Cauley-Stein had a double-double in last night’s game, putting up 12 points and 16 rebounds. 
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