Yankees Place CC Sabathia on the Disabled List

June 27, 2012 12:00 AM

Yankees Place CC Sabathia on the Disabled List

" You can stop worrying about the amount of home runs the Yankees hit and start worrying about something that could actually stop them from winning games.

The Yankees announced Wednesday that they have placed starting pitcher CC Sabathia on the disabled list with a strained groin. Sabathia said he first felt some pain on Sunday night against the Mets, but didn't say anything until it recurred during a bullpen session on Tuesday.

Freddy Garcia will start against the White Sox on Friday night and it looks like Adam Warren will be summoned from the minors to take Sabathia's spot on the roster. The injury means that Sabathia won't be able to take his deserved spot in the All-Star Game in two weeks, although the timing could wind up working out well for the Yankees.

With 12 games left before the All-Star break, the Yankees could get away with losing just two starts for Sabathia before he's eligible to return from the disabled list "

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