Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:03:55 -0700
New York Yankees SP CC Sabathia (knee) underwent arthroscopic debridement surgery on his right knee Wednesday, July 23. The southpaw will miss the rest of the 2014 season and aims to be ready for spring training 2015.
Fantasy Tip: His performance before the injury is enough to say he may not be draftable in many mixed leagues next year. We'll have more to say as we inch into next year.
Sat, 19 Jul 2014 09:07:50 -0700
New York Yankees SP CC Sabathia (knee) said the doctor performing his knee surgery is confident that he will be ready to throw off a mound by spring training. Sabathia said he would like to pitch for five or six more seasons after his current contract is over. He said he understands he may need to undergo more arthroscopic surgeries on his knee in the future. He should be able to start baseball activities six to eight weeks after the surgery.
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:11:47 -0700
Updating a previous report, New York Yankees SP CC Sabathia (knee) will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his knee Wednesday, July 23, and he'll be out for the rest of the season.
Fantasy Tip: The good news here is that Sabathia's knee surgery isn't major, but it'll still keep him out for the entire second half of the season. Heading into 2015, there's no more upside with him anymore.
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:53:18 -0700
New York Yankees SP CC Sabathia (knee) will require surgery and is out for the year. The team is hopeful he will be ready in the spring.
Fantasy Tip: The Sabathia news, along with the Masahiro Tanaka news, should benefit the likes of Shane Greene and Chase Whitley staying in the rotation. If you were holding Sabathia in a deep mixed league, you can safely drop him now.
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 06:43:34 -0700
New York Yankees SP CC Sabathia (knee) should have a firm diagnosis on his knee Friday, July 18, according to general manager Brian Cashman. After canceling his appointment with Dr. James Andrews, Sabathia visited two other specialists to determine the next step for the degenerative condition in his knee. Should Sabathia require microfracture surgery, his season would be over, and his career could be in jeopardy.
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:43:37 -0700
Correcting a previous report, New York Yankees SP CC Sabathia (knee) will not visit Dr. James Andrews Monday, July 14. Instead, Sabathia plans to be evaluated by two other specialists.
Fri, 04 Jul 2014 17:19:41 -0700
Updating previous reports, New York Yankees SP CC Sabathia (knee) is scheduled to meet with Dr. James Andrews July 14, to have his injured knee examined. The team will not know Sabathia's status until he meets with Andrews.
Fri, 04 Jul 2014 14:23:54 -0700
Updating an earlier report, New York Yankees SP CC Sabathia (knee) is likely out for the season with his degenerative right knee condition. Manager Joe Girardi was hesitant to say Sabathia's career could be over. "I think it's too early to predict that but where you have degenerative issues that cause surgery, there's always a little question," Girardi said.
Fantasy Tip: Sabathia can be dropped in all formats.
Fri, 04 Jul 2014 07:20:19 -0700
New York Yankees SP CC Sabathia (knee) could require microfracture surgery, which would end his season and possibly cost him part of next season.
Fantasy Tip: The surgery could cast a shadow of doubt on the rest of his career.
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:12:34 -0700
Updating a previous story, New York Yankees SP CC Sabathia (knee) had an MRI Thursday, July 3, and has been shut down indefinitely, according to manager Joe Girardi. "We're waiting to see what the next step is," Girardi said. "Can't tell you how long he's going to be shut down."