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Friday June 14th 2024


CC Sabathia Knee Puts Him on Shelf, Yankees Struggle to Find Starters

class="ui-droppable">The New York Yankees elected to play it safe with their ace, placing CC Sabathia on the 15-day disabled list due to inflammation in his knee. Sabathia was scheduled to have the knee drained, but while initial expectations were that this was a minor issue being treated conservatively, Sabathia's trip to see Dr. James Andrews complicates things.

The Yankees did say the fluid buildup was not a result of a meniscus tear, which is the most common cause. While this sounds like good news, the question becomes less about what it isn't than what it is. Sabathia's knees carry a lot of mass and generate a lot of force. 

If Sabathia's knees have been problematic for longer than we know, it may explain some of the velocity ...

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