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CC heats up A's in stellar outing

While Martin's walk-off homer was huge, Sabathia's performance stole the show

Updated: September 22, 2012, 1:32 PM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- When Russell Martin connected with what his manager would later describe as the biggest hit of the season, CC Sabathia lounged on the black leather couch in the middle of the Yankees' humongous home clubhouse.

The moment Martin's bat connected with the ball in the bottom of the 10th inning against the Oakland A's, Sabathia, watching on one of the flat screens that hangs near the ceiling, didn't need to wait for Michael Kay to say, "See ya!" He knew.

"That's a homer," ...

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