CC shakes off liner, hands O's loss

After putting a scare into Yanks, Sabathia OK -- and ready to go 'on a tear'

Updated: June 3, 2010, 11:51 PM ET
By Kieran Darcy | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- In the top of the fifth inning of the Yankees-Orioles game Thursday afternoon, the Bronx Bombers' promising 2010 season almost imploded just a third of the way in.

With two out and no runners on base, Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia extended his left arm -- his pitching arm -- and knocked down an Adam Jones line drive with his left hand. He then picked up the ball and tossed it to first base.

The throw was high, pulling first baseman Mark Teixeira off the bag and allowing ...

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