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    Yankees Pitcher CC Sabathia Enters Rehab

    Has he lost control? Yesterday — the day before his team’s first playoff appearance in three years — the 2007 Cy Young winner shocked fans by announcing he was entering rehab for alcohol abuse, saying he wants to take control of his disease. A cynic might point to the 35-year-old southpaw’s flagging stats: He went 6-10 this season with a 4.73 ERA. But his teammates, including Masahiro Tanaka, tonight’s starter in a do-or-die wild-card game against the Houston Astros, have vowed to “win one for CC.”

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