Girardi signals panic in pinstripes

Yankees manager, sensing desperation and sign stealing, acts out vs. Orioles

Updated: September 10, 2013, 11:09 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

BALTIMORE -- Over the first five months of this season, Joe Girardi had pretty much run the gamut of reasons for the continuing ineffectiveness of CC Sabathia, his one-time ace.

It was his fastball command. No, it was his arm slot. It was the fact that he wasn't built up yet. Then again, it might be the cumulative effect of all the innings he had thrown. The weather was too cool, the weather was too hot. CC was too heavy. No, he was too thin.

But now, with the ...

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