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CC Sabathia could still opt out

Updated: February 16, 2011, 9:41 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

TAMPA, Fla. -- In a reversal that could further complicate the New York Yankees' pitching future, CC Sabathia has changed course and has left the door open to opt out of his seven-year, $161 million contract after this season.

"I have no idea [if I will opt out]," a noticeably lighter Sabathia said in the Yankees clubhouse Monday morning, as pitchers and catchers reported. "It is still in my contract. Anything is possible."

Sabathia can opt out of his deal after the third ...

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