It looks as if CC Sabathia will finish his career in pinstripes.
According to Joel Sherman of the NY Post, the Yankees and Sabathia are working towards a one-year deal worth $8 million.
I hear #Yankees and CC Sabathia are working thru final details of what, when finalized, would be a 1-yr, $8M deal. Hear Sabathia, in planned last season, didn't want to look around, wanted to quickly work out something with NYY.
Sabathia, 38, is coming off a season in which he went 9-7 with a solid 3.65 ERA, and 140 strikeouts in 153 innings pitched. As long as Sabathia’s troublesome right knee remains relatively healthy, the big fella can still get major league outs. He provides depth on the big league club, and solid leadership in the clubhouse, which is extra important on such a young team.
For his career, Sabathia is currently four wins from 250, and 14 strikeouts away from 3,000. Sabathia said recently on his podcast with Ryan Ruocco that 2019 will probably be his last year. It appears as if the farewell tour will run through the Bronx.