CC Sabathia injury update: Yankees’ pitcher (shoulder) removed from ALCS roster

It seems like CC Sabathia has made his last look in Yankee pinstripes.

Sabathia was removed from the Yankees’ American League Championship Series roster Friday after struggling a subluxation of his left shoulder joint, the team announced. He shall be changed by pitcher Ben Heller and is ineligible to return this postseason.

The former Cy Young Award winner exited the Yankees’ Game four loss to the Astros within the eighth inning after dealing with 4 batters. The house crowd gave him a standing ovation in what wound up being his last look at Yankee Stadium.

The 39-year-old introduced in February that the 2019 season could be his final.

Over his 19-year profession with the Indians, Brewers and Yankees, Sabathia posted a 251-161 regular-season and a 3.74 ERA. Earlier this season he grew to become simply the third left-handed pitcher in MLB historical past to report 3,000 strikeouts in a profession.

Sabathia was a six-time All-Star and gained the AL Cy Young in 2007 with Cleveland. He was named ALCS MVP in 2009 on the best way to a Yankees World Series title that 12 months. 

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