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This one is on CC ... and he knows it

Sabathia is to blame -- not the umpires -- for Yankees' ALDS Game 3 loss to Tigers

Updated: October 5, 2011, 12:51 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers fans stood and cheered for CC Sabathia as he trudged off the mound in the sixth, the final indignity for the New York Yankees ace, by far the second best ace on the division series field.

Sabathia, the 6-foot-7 wide body, was supposed to be an immovable force, the man behind the Yanks' return to World Series glory. Instead in Game 3 he was just another guy in the wrong weight class, just another pitcher who only wished he could borrow the rocket launcher ...

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