Problem solved: Pitch CC every night

Who needs Burnett, Hughes, Nova, Colon or Garcia? Just keep giving ball to Sabathia

Updated: August 2, 2011, 8:17 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

CHICAGO -- The solution to the Yankees' starting pitching woes lies in going not to a six-man rotation, but to a one-man rotation.

Provided, of course, the one man is CC Sabathia and each of his starts is followed by four days of rain.

Monday night at U.S. Cellular Field, a night so steamy jockeys could have made weight just by sitting in the stands, Sabathia toiled through eight innings of two-run ball to earn his major league-leading 16th win.

It wasn't easy, it wasn't pretty ...

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