Two days after his best outing this season, CC Sabathia was put on the 15-day disabled list by the New York Yankees on Friday because of a strained left groin.
“I think the last time he had this he was out about three weeks,” Yankees Manager Joe Girardi said.
Sabathia's place in the rotation will be taken by Ivan Nova, who is to start Monday against Kansas City. Girardi said Nova, who was relegated to the bullpen at the start of the season, could throw up to about 75 pitches.
Sabathia gave up six hits in seven shutout innings at Baltimore on Wednesday and struck out six, stopping the Yankees' six-game losing streak. It...