CC Sabathia's return to Cleveland stirs memories

夜网论坛 null null Baseball null Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia on Saturday will make what could be his final start in Cleveland, where he began his career in 2001.But the 38-year-old veteran, who is retiring after this season, is not about to let the trip down memory lane get so sentimental and "mushy" he loses focus. “It’s fun to be in these moments now where I’m here, when it’s Cleveland and it’s a place I played,” Sabathia said (via Cleveland.com). “It’ll be fun to deal with this weekend. But, not really. I wish I was more sentimental in that way, but no.”But there will be memories. Sabathia played his first eight seasons in Cleveland, earning 106 of his 249 career wins there, along with a Cy Young Award (2007). “It was a great time for me,” Sabathia said. “I was out here early today and just walking around and it’s weird, man. I don’t have like memories good or bad either way. It’s just memories, you know what I’m saying? It’s a weird thing, and it just feels so comfortable to be in this park.”Sabathia told Cleveland.com that as a young pitcher, two of his mentors were former Indians Bob Feller and Mudcat Grant. Grant, an A[......]

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