"Roc Nation Sports is excited to welcome CC Sabathia to the family!" the agency touted in a simple statement posted on its website underneath a photo of Sabathia and Jay Z apparently signing contracts.
Sabathia joins former teammate
The 33-year-old left-hander is under contract through 2016 at $23 million a season, and the Yankees have an option for 2017 at $25 million. Sabathia can be bought out in 2017 for $5 million.
Sabathia, who went 14-13 with a career-high 4.78 earned-run average last season, acknowledged the signing on Twitter with the same photo as shown on the Roc Nation Sports site.