Because they're the Yankees
LAS VEGAS -- The Yankees never sleep.That's official now. They wrapped up CC Sabathia in the middle of the night. And here's the scary part for the rest of their sport: They're not done. Far from it. Even as they were wrapping up the loose issues still dangling in the Sabathia negotiations, they were already working on cornering the rest of the big-time starting-pitching market. Derek Lowe. A.J. Burnett. Ben Sheets. Andy Pettitte.
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CC YOU IN NEW YORK
CC Sabathia finally said yes, reaching a preliminary agreement on a seven-year, $161 million deal with the New York Yankees on Wednesday. Jayson Stark
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