Retaliation Still Pays For Yankees’ CC Sabathia, Who Gets His Bonus After All

New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia wound up getting his bonus money despite falling two innings shy of the threshold last season. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) A Thursday afternoon game in late September after the New York Yankees secured home-field advantage in the wild-card game probably went unnoticed by many. Perhaps the most noticeable parts were the events of the sixth inning on Sept. 27, when Sabathia hit Tampa Bay catcher Jesus Sucre. It was a retaliation pitch and one that led to Sabathia’s ejection. Of course, there was also…

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