Yankees pencil in CC to erase issues

Sabathia settles team down after A-Rod injury, gives 'pen a rest in win over Boston

Updated: August 8, 2010, 11:14 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- CC Sabathia is the New York Yankees' eraser. If they have a problem, they just throw Sabathia at it and -- presto! -- it is gone.

It has been like that since he arrived in the Bronx and it was like that Saturday against the Boston Red Sox.

With the Yankees universe stopping for a moment during batting practice as Alex Rodriguez writhed in pain like he were a World Cup soccer player, Sabathia did what he always does -- he calmed everything down, rested the ...

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