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CC can't get motor running in Motown

Sabathia stalls out again, is now 1-5 with a 5.54 ERA his past six starts at Comerica

Updated: May 4, 2011, 11:23 AM ET
By Rob Parker | ESPNNewYork.com

DETROIT -- On paper, this was supposed to be a mismatch.

After all, the New York Yankees had their ace, CC Sabathia, facing the slumping Detroit Tigers, who had lost seven in a row.

But then you realized this is Motown, the place Sabathia can't seem to win anymore. It's so strange for a pitcher on track for a Hall of Fame career to struggle against a team that has been mostly bad for a long time and is still looking for its first division title since 1987.

Still, it wasn't ...

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