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Welcome to Girardi's worst nightmare

CC Sabathia gets rocked, leaving many little psychodramas to play out -- none good

Updated: September 24, 2010, 3:44 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- This is what it looked like in the New York Yankees' clubhouse on Thursday night: The ace of the pitching staff, the 20-game winner the team has relied on every five days to stabilize the rotation, to stop the losing streaks and to extend the winning streaks, was hanging his head and apologizing for choosing the occasion of the most important game of the regular season to have his worst outing of the year.

"I'm definitely disappointed,'' said CC Sabathia. "This was a big game. ...

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