C.C. Sabathia

February 14, 2014 - 8:47 am
ESPN's Buster Olney joined Mut & Merloni on Friday to discuss MLB news as teams begin to gather for spring training. To hear the interview, go to the Mut & Merloni audio on demand page . Derek Jeter announced this week that 2014 will be his final season. Olney speculated that Jeter might...
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January 22, 2014 - 5:51 am
On Tuesday evening, multiple baseball officials guessed that Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka -- in the wake of a historic 24-0 season with a 1.27 ERA in the NPB -- might receive a six-year, $120 million deal on top of the $20 million posting fee that would be required to land the 25-year-old...
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Scott McLaughlin
September 14, 2013 - 11:50 am
Jon Lester continued his recent dominance, holding the Yankees to three hits and one run over eight innings to lead the Red Sox to a 5-1 win on Saturday. He now has a 1.86 ERA over his last eight outings, all of which have been quality starts. Saturday marked the fifth time during that stretch that...
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September 14, 2013 - 7:43 am
One year ago, a Jon Lester - CC Sabathia matchup would have represented a chance for the Yankees ace to pad his stats before the start of the postseason, while Lester would be looking to salvage the worst year of his career. However, when Lester (13-8, 3.86 ERA) and Sabathia (13-12, 4.82 ERA) face...
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September 05, 2013 - 6:24 am
For the first time as a member of the Red Sox , Jake Peavy will make his mark on the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry when he faces off vs. Ivan Nova on Thursday in the opening game of a pivotal four-game series with New York. Peavy'€™s met every expectation thrown at him ever since the Red Sox acquired...
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August 22, 2013 - 5:37 am
It might seem as though Alex Rodriguez doesn't have many friends these days, but there's a prominent one on the Red Sox . David Ortiz questioned teammate Ryan Dempster 's actions Sunday night, when the pitcher threw four straight inside pitches at A-Rod, finally hitting him with the final offering...
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August 18, 2013 - 8:19 pm
There has been little drama surrounding the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry in recent years, but the teams'€™ series finale Sunday night at Fenway Park , an 9-6 Yankees win, featured a good-sized dose of it. And there is one, central character for everyone to thank: Alex Rodriguez . Rodriguez '€” who...
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August 18, 2013 - 7:57 am
Ryan Dempster will take the mound for the Red Sox Sunday in a matchup against CC Sabathia and the Yankees at Fenway Park . Dempster (6-8, 4.50 ERA) has not exactly been a workhorse for the Red Sox, as he as only lasted seven innings or more once in his last 10 starts '€” a stretch in which he has...
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July 21, 2013 - 3:58 am
With Jon Lester being pushed back to Tuesday, the Red Sox will send Ryan Dempster to the mound Sunday at Fenway Park to take on CC Sabathia and the Yankees . Dempster (5-8, 4.24 ERA) is coming off his shortest start since May 23, as he allowed seven runs (four earned) on nine hits through 3 1/3...
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May 31, 2013 - 7:36 am
The Red Sox will head to Yankee Stadium for the second time this season, sending ace Jon Lester to the mound against big left-hander CC Sabathia . Lester has thrown a couple of outstanding games this season. He'€™s also had to work hard to get through some starts. Regardless, Lester has been a...
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