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CC Sabathia

35-Year-Old Pitcher – New York Yankees

2016 Stats

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3-3

ERA

2.83

WHIP

1.23

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36

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0

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Sabathia appeared headed for another season with an ERA over 5.00, but rebounded after a disastrous start. The lefty posted a 3.80 ERA in August, then followed that up with a 2.17 ERA in five starts i...

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2016 ADP:  451.52

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 6"   WT: 300   DOB: 7/21/1980   BORN: Vallejo, CA   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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CC Sabathia Contract Information:

In October of 2011, Sabathia agreed to a one-year, $25 million extension on his current contract with the Yankees. The one-year extension will keep Sabathia with the Yankees through the 2016 season and includes an option to keep him with the team through 2017 for an additional $25 million.

May 26, 2016  –  CC Sabathia News

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Sabathia (3-3) pitched seven frames in which he allowed two unearned runs on two hits and a walk while striking out seven in a loss against the Blue Jays on Thursday.

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CC Sabathia Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2005 24 AA AKR 2 2 0 9.0 4 1 0 9 2 0 1 0 1.00 0.67
2005 24 MAJ CLE 31 31 0 196.7 185 88 19 161 62 15 10 0 4.03 1.26
2006 25 AAA BUF 1 1 0 5.0 6 1 0 5 1 1 0 0 1.80 1.40
2006 25 MAJ CLE 28 28 2 192.7 182 69 17 172 44 12 11 0 3.22 1.17
2007 26 MAJ CLE 34 34 1 241.0 238 86 20 209 37 19 7 0 3.21 1.14
2008 27 MAJ CLE 18 18 2 122.3 117 52 13 123 34 6 8 0 3.83 1.23
2008 27 MAJ MIL 17 17 3 130.7 106 24 6 128 25 11 2 0 1.65 1.00
2008  (Multiple Teams) 27 MAJ CLE/MIL 35 35 5 253.0 223 76 19 251 59 17 10 0 2.70 1.11
2009 28 MAJ NYY 34 34 1 230.0 197 86 18 197 67 19 8 0 3.37 1.15
2010 29 MAJ NYY 34 34 0 237.7 209 84 20 197 74 21 7 0 0 0 3.18 1.19
2011 30 MAJ NYY 33 33 1 237.3 230 79 17 230 61 19 8 0 0 0 3.00 1.23
2012 31 MAJ NYY 28 28 0 200.0 184 75 22 197 44 15 6 0 0 0 3.38 1.14
2013 32 MAJ NYY 32 32 0 211.0 224 112 28 175 65 14 13 0 0 0 4.78 1.37
2014 33 A+ TAM 1 1 0 2.1 3 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 7.71 1.90
2014 33 AA TRE 1 1 0 3.2 5 3 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 7.36 1.88
2014 33 MAJ NYY 8 8 0 46.0 58 27 10 48 10 3 4 0 0 0 5.28 1.48
2015 34 MAJ NYY 29 29 0 167.3 188 88 28 137 50 6 10 0 0 0 4.73 1.42
2016 35 MAJ NYY 7 7 0 41.3 36 13 1 36 15 3 3 0 0 0 2.83 1.23
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3-Year Averages     23 23 0 141.4 156 75 22 120 41 7 9 0 0 0 4.77 1.39
Career  (View All)     460 459 12 3,030.0 2,867 1,238 294 2,610 909 217 132 0 3.68 1.25

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CC Sabathia Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
May. 26 Tor 7.0 2 2 0 0 1 7 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 2.83 1.23
May. 20 @Oak 6.0 3 1 1 0 1 8 1 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.41 1.40
May. 4 @Bal 7.0 6 0 0 0 2 6 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 3.81 1.55
Apr. 27 @Tex 6.0 5 3 3 0 3 5 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 5.06 1.69
Apr. 22 TB 4.7 9 3 3 0 3 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 5.28 1.83
Apr. 16 Sea 4.7 7 3 3 1 1 5 0 0 0 L 0 0 0 5.06 1.50
Apr. 9 @Det 6.0 4 3 3 0 4 3 0 1 0 W 0 0 0 4.50 1.33
Last 14 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 6.5 IP/G
13.0 5 3 1 0 2 15 2 0 0 1-1 0 0 0 0.69 0.54
Last 30 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 6.7 IP/G
20.0 11 3 1 0 4 21 2 0 0 2-1 0 0 0 0.45 0.75
Last 60 Days
7 Games:  Avg. 5.9 IP/G
41.3 36 15 13 1 15 36 3 1 0 3-3 0 0 0 2.83 1.23

CC Sabathia Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201630864001.182
201513740524113.189
201431824001.160

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201614528932710.239
2015589974516421325.308
2014178408541409.321

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201616.302014513.311.41
201572.73406525125.451.49
201415.703018337.471.79

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201625.0310221002.521.12
201594.73607225164.181.37
201430.331030774.151.32
CC Sabathia Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2005 24 AA AKR 2 2 9.0 9.00 2.00 4.50 0.00 83.3% 1.00 2.20 .196
2005 24 MAJ CLE 31 31 196.7 7.37 2.84 2.60 0.87 69.7% 4.03 3.80 .297
2006 25 AAA BUF 1 1 5.0 9.00 1.80 5.00 0.00 85.7% 1.80 1.80 .397
2006 25 MAJ CLE 28 28 192.7 8.03 2.06 3.91 0.79 1.11 75.1% 3.22 3.27 .308
2007 26 MAJ CLE 34 34 241.0 7.80 1.38 5.65 0.75 1.20 74.1% 3.21 3.02 .317
2008 27 MAJ CLE 18 18 122.3 9.05 2.50 3.62 0.96 1.31 71.7% 93.7 MPH 3.83 3.43 .319
2008 27 MAJ MIL 17 17 130.7 8.82 1.72 5.12 0.41 1.31 85.6% 93.7 MPH 1.65 2.43 .294
2008  (Multiple Teams) 27 MAJ CLE/MIL 35 35 253.0 8.93 2.10 4.25 0.68 1.31 78.3% 93.7 MPH 2.70 2.92 .306
2009 28 MAJ NYY 34 34 230.0 7.71 2.62 2.94 0.70 1.09 72.4% 94.2 MPH 3.37 3.41 .284
2010 29 MAJ NYY 34 34 237.7 7.46 2.80 2.66 0.76 1.57 75.7% 93.5 MPH 3.18 3.66 .285
2011 30 MAJ NYY 33 33 237.3 8.72 2.31 3.77 0.64 1.59 77.4% 93.8 MPH 3.00 3.05 .327
2012 31 MAJ NYY 28 28 200.0 8.86 1.98 4.48 0.99 1.57 74.3% 92.3 MPH 3.38 3.44 .306
2013 32 MAJ NYY 32 32 211.0 7.46 2.77 2.69 1.19 1.35 67.8% 91.1 MPH 4.78 4.25 .318
2014 33 A+ TAM 1 1 2.1 8.57 4.29 2.00 0.00 50% 7.71 2.72 .433
2014 33 AA TRE 1 1 3.2 5.63 2.81 2.00 0.00 50% 7.36 3.83 .416
2014 33 MAJ NYY 8 8 46.0 9.39 1.96 4.80 1.96 1.64 70.7% 88.8 MPH 5.28 4.85 .370
2015 34 MAJ NYY 29 29 167.3 7.37 2.69 2.74 1.51 1.63 71.4% 90.1 MPH 4.73 4.74 .323
2016 35 MAJ NYY 7 7 41.3 7.84 3.27 2.40 0.22 1.35 76% 88.5 MPH 2.83 3.08 .303
Today's Projections     0 1 5.9 6.63 3.62 1.83 2.25 65.8% 6.14 2.99 .292
Next 7 Days     0 2 11.8 6.89 3.25 2.12 2.10 67% 5.79 5.79 .299
Rest Of Season     0 22 126.5 6.48 3.05 2.13 1.88 67% 5.56 5.50 .300
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3-Year Averages     23 23 141.4 7.64 2.61 2.93 1.40 69.7% 4.77 4.39 .325
Career     460 459 3,030.0 7.75 2.70 2.87 0.87 72.9% 3.68 3.67 .302

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2016 Stat Review for CC Sabathia    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2015 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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2.40 K/BB
WEAK
7.84 K/9
GOOD
3.27 BB/9
WEAK
88.5 MPH Fastball
TERRIBLE
0.2 HR/9
ELITE
1.35 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
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2.83 ERA
GREAT
1.23 WHIP
GOOD
3.08 FIP
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BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.303 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
76.0% Strand Rate
ABOVE AVERAGE

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CC Sabathia: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Sabathia (3-2) allowed one run on three hits and one walk while striking out eight over six innings to earn the win Friday against the Athletics.

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Sabathia (groin) has been confirmed as the starter for Friday's game against the A's.

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Sabathia (groin) is scheduled to start Friday against Oakland, Erik Boland of Newsday reports.

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Sabathia (groin) tossed a 45-pitch simulated game Sunday with "no problems" and is expected to rejoin the Yankees' rotation Friday, Chad Jennings of The Journal News reports.

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Sabathia (groin) will throw a bullpen session Friday, Meredith Marakovits of the YES Network reports.

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Sabathia (groin) expects to return to action after the minimum 15 days required by his placement on the disabled list, Newsday's Erik Boland reports.

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Sabathia (groin) said he does not believe his groin strain is severe, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.

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The Yankees placed Sabathia on the 15-day disabled list Friday with a strained left groin.

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Sabathia (2-2) tossed seven-scoreless innings in Wednesday’s win over the Orioles. He allowed six hits and two walks while striking out a season-high six.

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2016

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2015

Sabathia's incredible durability has officially run its course, as he fell below 28 starts for the first time in his career last season due to a knee injury limited him to just eight outings. Worse yet, he was terrible in those eight starts, as the hits and homers were plentiful and left him with a 5.28 ERA. He was missing bats and walking virtually nobody, but maybe the latter wasn’t so good considering how much damage was being done on his pitches. Sometimes you have to wonder if maybe a guy is hitting the zone too regularly when hits are being collected at an 11.3 per nine clip and homers at 2.0 per nine. Of course, it is all contained to a small sample so it’s difficult to make large, sweeping judgments either way. What is certain is that his velocity continues to erode, dropping for the third straight season to below 90 mph (88.8 mph average fastball). How much of that is the knee and how much is just the continued decline of a 34-year old with 2,821 innings on his arm? The discount to acquire him on draft day should be substantial and it's not a terrible gamble with the knee said to be back at 100 percent.

2014

Sabathia was the target of media criticism during his subpar 2013, when he gave up the most earned runs of any pitcher in the American League. Sabathia appeared significantly slimmer than usual, and it seemed as though he didn't adjust well to his new body type, but it's hard to know how much of Sabathia's struggles were a blip on the radar screen and how much he may have actually declined thanks to the heavy workload he's sustained throughout his career. The ace-like numbers are probably a thing of the past for Sabathia, but he could certainly be in line for something of a rebound season. Keep an eye on his velocity in spring training, as Sabathia lost a full mph off his fastball for the second straight season.

2013

Sabathia put up his usual outstanding numbers in 2012, but the massive workload he's taken on the last few years may have caught up with him a bit, as he missed time during the season with elbow soreness and ended up having minor surgery after the season. He's expected to be fully ready for spring training, however. Any player coming back from surgery carries a bit of risk, but Sabathia has shown remarkable resiliency through the years, and he's likely to put up something close to his usual production in 2013 after increasing his strikeout rate for the third straight season in 2012.

2012

The big lefty had another fantastic season in 2011, going 19-8 with a 3.00 ERA and a 1.226 WHIP. Sabathia's conditioning remained a topic of debate in the New York press in 2011, and he did appear to wear down a bit as the season progressed; after a dominant eight-start run from June through August where he went 7-1 with a 1.00 ERA, 0.910 WHIP, and 78 strikeouts in 62.2 innings, he went just 3-3 with a 4.31 ERA and 1.533 WHIP the rest of the way. Sabathia sounded really crushed by both the Yankees' playoff loss and his own late-season performance, so perhaps he'll turn that disappointment into improved conditioning, but even with his September swoon he remains one of the top starting pitchers to grab on draft day.

2011

Sabathia's second year in the Bronx unfolded just as smoothly as the first, and at this point you can basically pencil him in for around 230 innings, 200 strikeouts and 20 wins. As long as he stays healthy, and he's been remarkably durable throughout his career, he'll again be one of the most dominant and most reliable starting pitchers in baseball.

2010

Sabathia somehow lived up to $161 million dollars worth of expectations in 2009, posting numbers that were remarkably similar to his 2007 Cy Young campaign: 19-8, 230.0 IP, 197 K, 1.148 WHIP (his 2007 numbers: 19-7, 241.0 IP, 209 K, 1.141 WHIP). Pitching in hitter-friendly new Yankee Stadium didn’t seem to harm his totals one bit, and he remains one of fantasy baseball’s elite starting pitching options.

2009

Sabathia was arguably the best pitcher in baseball during the 2008 season, but split his stats between two teams. His size does concern some that he'll have issues down the road, but the Yankees landed him with a seven-year, $161 million contract in December, and he'll head to the Bronx as the ace in a rebuilt rotation. While he should get plenty of run support and with that a better chance to win games, he'll also face tougher competition in the AL East.

2008

Nineteen wins. 209 strikeouts. 3.21 ERA. 1.141 WHIP. Add it all up and you have the AL Cy Young award winner. Toss in a league-leading 241 innings and you've got a fantasy goldmine. Sabathia posted a remarkably similiar season the year before but only managed a 12-11 record in 28 starts after landing on the DL with an abdominal strain after his first start. There will be talk of all those innings maybe catching up to him, but Sabathia has never thrown less than 180 innings in his seven-year career. He's failed to make less than 30 starts just once. The big fella may simply have the ability to handle all those innings. The Indians will try to sign him to a long-term deal as he's set to hit the free agent market after this season. As long as he's healthy, expect another big season from Sabathia.

2007

Can we all stop talking about how much Sabathia weighs and concentrate on what he does on the diamond? The now 26-year-old put up another stellar 2006, posting a career low 3.22 ERA, but because of terrible run support could only muster 12 wins. The pitch-count issue has gone away, as manager Eric Wedge has made it a point to keep him under wraps early in the season, while allowing him to let loose late. Barring injury, which is true of any ace, there is no reason to think Sabathia will not continue his progress.

2006

Sabathia has been a rock in the Cleveland rotation since coming up in 2001 and going 17-5. He's put up consistent numbers and steadily improved -- dropping his walks per nine innings from 4.74 in 2001 to 2.84 in 2005. Staying healthy has always been the key for Sabathia, who is a big guy and has pitched at or close to 200 innings for five straight seasons. The workload does wear him down, but the nicks and cuts -- like the strained oblique in 2005 -- don't seem to knock him out for long.

2005

Sabathia, who is a power pitcher and the ace of the Indians staff, lends much of his success in the past couple of years to his improving control. His walks decreased the last two seasons while most of his other stats have stayed about the same. He has also focused more in the past few years of getting more ground ball outs instead of trying to overpower every batter with strikeouts. In 2005, with a more experienced Indians team, Sabathia might be in position to win more games. One bit of caution - Sabathia was sidelined with a shoulder injury in 2004 and carried a high pitch-count burden at a young age. Perhaps he'll avoid significant injury in 2005, but actuarially speaking he's a high-risk pitcher.

2004

Sabathia continues to exceed our expectations, lowering his ERA and WHIP in his third full season. We're still concerned about his workload - he averaged 104.8 pitches per start in 2003, third-highest in the AL (stat courtesy of the Bill James 2004 Handbook), and has thrown 588 innings in his first three years in the league. Sabathia's control improved last year, averaging 3.00 walks per nine innings after giving 3.77 per nine the year before.

2003

Three reasons to be optimistic about Sabathia in 2003 – he had a scintillating August and September, posting a 2.90 ERA; he cut down his HR-allowed rate; and he cut his walk rate. Three reasons to be pessimistic about Sabathia in 2003 – he pitched 210 innings while turning 22 in July; he struck out considerably fewer batters per nine innings, from 8.5 in 2001 to 6.4 in 2002; he has a questionable off-field lifestyle. The lifestyle concerns and his overall physical fitness have us worried the most.