C.C. Sabathia

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Michael Pineda Career Over?

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Michael Pineda of the New York Yankees will miss the rest of the season due to a shoulder injury. And the news could be even worse for Pineda and Yankees fans: The star pitcher's career could be over.

The reason why Pineda may be history is the type of injury he suffered. In general, shoulder injuries are very bad for pitching prospects.

Yankees Steal Michael Pineda

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The New York Yankees needed pitching help. What do they do? In a trade with the Seattle Mariners, the Yankees stole one of the best, young pitching prospects in all of baseball. Michael Pineda, who showed dynamite stuff as a rookie last season, heads to New York, while Jesus Montero was sent to Seattle.

Yankees Extend CC Sabathia

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The nightmare scenario this offseason for the New York Yankees was losing CC Sabathia in free agency. On Tuesday, the Yankees made sure that didn't happen when they gave Sabathia a $122 million deal over five seasons.

Last year, CC Sabathia held together the Yankees starting rotation. He was a Cy Young Award candidate for the entire season and finished with a 19-8 record and a 3.

2011 AL Cy Young Award Winner

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The 2011 AL MVP is a close race. However, the 2011 AL Cy Young award winner is clear. The only question is whether or not he will win both the Cy Young and the MVP award. Here's our top five pitchers in the American League including the 2011 AL Cy Young Award winner.

5. Josh Beckett, Boston Red Sox
Josh Beckett was higher on this list until he totally collapsed in September like the rest of the Red Sox.

CC Sabathia Tops Red Sox

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CC Sabathia has been one of the best pitchers in all of baseball the last few years. However, he hasn't had much success against the Boston Red Sox. For a pitcher for the New York Yankees, that's definitely an issue. But on Tuesday, Sabathia finally notched a win against New York's arch nemesis.

In notching his first win against the Red Sox in five attempts, Sabathia went six innings and struck out ten batters while allowing two runs.

American League Cy Young Award Favorites

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The Cy Young Award race in the American League is a three-man sprint. Justin Verlander (17), C.C. Sabathia (16) and Jered Weaver (14) have the most wins in the AL and are also the the 2011 AL Cy Young Award favorites. Which of the pitchers is in the lead? Here's our ranking:

1. Justin Verlander, Detroit Tigers
Not only does he have the most wins in the AL, his 2.

CC Sabathia Dominant as Yankees Roll Brewers

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Justin Verlander Wins 20th Game

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Not too long ago, Justin Verlander, C.C. Sabathia and Jered Weaver were in a tight three-man race for the AL CY Young Award. But today, one man is out in front: Justin Verlander. The hurler for the Detroit Tigers won his 20th game on Saturday and now has complete control of the Cy Young race.

On the season, Justin Verlander is 20-5 with a 2.

Stat Geeks Rejoice: King Felix Wins Cy Young

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Stat geeks have been saying it over and over and over again: Cy Young voters shouldn't simply look at win-loss record. This year, the Cy Young voters listened. Felix Hernandez, who only had a 13-12 record, won the American League Cy Young award. Proof of Hernandez's domination was in deeper in the stats he had a 2.