Through CC, all things are possible

Yankees ask durable, consistent ace to start their trek to 28 with a victory

Updated: October 6, 2010, 3:24 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

MINNEAPOLIS -- CC Sabathia is the rare baseball player who not only makes the people around him better, he makes them who they are.

Last year, he turned Joe Girardi into a World Series manager. He made it possible for Alex Rodriguez to change his reputation from Mr. Choke to Mr. Clutch. He let the Core Four slip on another ring in old age.

While they all, of course, had a huge hand in redefining themselves, Sabathia led them there, pitching every three days in October ...

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