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New York Yankees don't expect CC Sabathia to return this season
New York Yankees don't expect CC Sabathia to return this season

The New York Yankees are no longer expecting CC Sabathia to return to their rotation this year, given the persistence of inflammation in his injured right knee. Asked Friday whether he believed Sabathia's season was over, Manager Joe Girardi said: "I think that's about fair to say." The six-time All-Star left-hander has been out because of a degenerative cartilage problem in his right knee since mid-May, when his earned-run average reached a career-high 5.28. The Yankees were targeting a post-All-Star-break return for Sabathia, who had begun a rehabilitation assignment. :: Unable to fully test his sore left shoulder on a wet field, David Wright remained out of the...

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