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Report: CC Sabathia already at Connecticut rehab facility

CC Sabathia reportedly was spotted at Silver Hill Hospital, a costly and celebrity friendly rehab facility in New Canaan, Conn., per an eyewitness account by a fellow patient. “I saw him walking in here this morning,” the patient told the New York Daily News. “He looked kind of sad. He’s a big guy. I know he probably doesn’t want to be here, but I think that he did...
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Report: CC Sabathia may have been drinking around clubhouse

A new report suggests that CC Sabathia surprisingly announced his intention to check into alcohol rehab after the matter came to a “crisis point” over the weekend. ESPN’s Wallace Matthews reports that after the Yankees’ game with the Orioles was rained out on Friday, Sabathia was seen walking “unsteadily” and failed to respond to greetings...Read More
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CC Sabathia reportedly decided to check into rehab after weekend bender

The abrupt announcement on Monday by Yankees lefty CC Sabathia that he would be leaving the team as their 2015 postseason run was about to kick off in order to attend alcohol rehab came as a major surprise. Now details are beginning to trickle in as to how Sabathia arrived at that decision. According to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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C.C. Sabathia and the humanity of athletes

Tonight, the Yankees take the field with their season on the line, as they host the Astros in the AL’s Wild Card game. CC Sabathia will not be with the team for the game, or any other game this postseason, because he checked into a rehab clinic for treatment related to alcohol abuse. The full statement that he released to the media. “Today I am checking myself into an alcohol...
Via Fangraphs
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Report: ‘Weekend-long bender’ prompted CC Sabathia’s rehab

A weekend of excessive drinking led to CC Sabathia to announce he would not be joining his teammates in the postseason and instead will seek in-patient treatment for alcohol abuse, reports the New York Post. Sources say that the New York Yankees pitcher realized he needed help during the team’s final regular season road trip in Baltimore last weekend, during which he spent a...
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Best Wishes To CC Sabathia

Wow. I wish I knew what to say about CC Sabathia. This post is supposed to be about him, but I can't think of what to say. I suppose I can start by expressing my hope that he gets well soon. But he won't get well soon. I can echo his own belief, that he will take control of the situation. But he won't.  Really, it won't be easy for CC Sabathia from here on out. He is an...
Via Lady At The Bat
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CC Sabathia and a history of Yankees with alcoholism

Dating back to the days of The Babe, the biggest tradition in New York Yankees history is winning. And going back just as far, the second-biggest tradition in the Bronx is alcoholism. CC Sabathia is the latest Yankee to be swallowed up by the addiction, but thankfully he has come to that realization before it sent him to the morgue like Mickey Mantle. Now the organization that...
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CC Sabathia is entering rehab for alcohol addiction

New York Yankees starter CC Sabathia has checked himself into rehab for alcohol addiction, and will not pitch for the remainder of 2015. Here’s the statement Sabathia released through the Yankees. “Today I am checking myself into an alcohol rehabilitation center to receive the professional care and assistance needed to treat my disease,” Sabathia said in a statement released...
Via The Outside Corner
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CC Sabathia checking into alcohol rehab, will miss playoffs

CC Sabathia will not be joining the New York Yankees as they begin their chase for a World Series championship Tuesday night, as the 35-year-old lefthander has announced he will be checking himself into an alcohol rehabilitation center. “Today I am checking myself into an alcohol rehabilitation center to receive the professional care and assistance...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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CC Sabathia checks into alcohol rehab, will miss playoffs

The New York Yankees will begin their playoff run without the services of CC Sabathia. The left-handed pitcher made a surprise announcement Monday that he will check himself into an alcohol rehabilitation center and won’t be available to pitch for the Yankees during the postseason. “I love baseball and I love my teammates like brothers, and I am also fully aware that I am leaving...
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