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CC Sabathia won't win the Cy Young

Untimely meltdown vs. Tampa Bay increased his ERA and decreased his chances

Updated: September 24, 2010, 9:33 AM ET
By Rob Parker | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- The stats geeks will win.

CC Sabathia lost the American League Cy Young award on Thursday night. In the biggest game of the year, Sabathia, the New York Yankees' rock-solid ace, was at his worst, giving up seven earned runs in the Yankees' 10-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium.

It was a big game not just for Sabathia, but for the Yankees. Instead of having a two-and-a-half-game lead on the second-place Rays, the Yankees now have a slim half-game advantage in ...

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