Obstacles Abound, But CC Sabathia Cruises

May 11, 2012 12:00 AM

Obstacles Abound, But CC Sabathia Cruises

" CC Sabathia has been a very good pitcher since he came to the Yankees, but that changes when David Price is the opposing pitcher.

They had met five times going into Thursday night and the Yankees had lost all five of those games. Sabathia rarely pitched well in those games, Price usually did pitch well and that made the rubber game of the three game series an uncomfortable prospect for the Yankees.

As if that wasn't enough to make life difficult for Sabathia, Joe Girardi also chose to start Eduardo Nunez at third base so that Alex Rodriguez could be spared a little wear and tear. In what's fast becoming the worst joke in the Bronx, Nunez lived right up to his "Eduardo Scissorhands" label by butchering plays to hand the Rays free runs in each of the first two innings.

Nunez misplayed a grounder in the first inning and then threw a potential double play ball into right field in the second inning to give Tampa a 2-0 lead "

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