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CC Sabathia won't make final start

Updated: September 23, 2013, 2:45 PM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- In what could be the final blow to the Yankees' thin playoff hopes, left-hander CC Sabathia has been shut down with a Grade 2 hamstring strain and will not make his final start of the season.

"We have hopes and beliefs that next year will be a better year for him and for us," general manager Brian Cashman said. "There's no point in having him make his last start with an injury."

Sabathia was to have started Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium against the Tampa Bay ...

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