Sabathia Undergoes Surgery On His Elbow

Ezra Shaw/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- New York Yankees starting pitcher C.C. Sabathia underwent arthroscopic surgery on Thursday to have a bone spur removed from his left elbow. The surgery was performed in Birmingham, Ala., by Dr. James Andrews.

The left-hander is expected to be ready before the start of next season.

The 32-year-old Sabathia went 15-6 with a 3.38 ERA in 28 starts for the Yankees this year. He struck out 197 batters in 200 innings of work.

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