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The Real Story on CC Sabathia

*EDIT* I Wanted to edit this in as a preface to the below.  This is not a hate post on CC because he plays for the Brewers.  I am just getting tired of hearing about this guy winning the Cy Young or MVP and below is why I feel he is undeserving of these accolades. *EDIT*

I am getting a little tired of the CC love fest.  I am not saying that 5 Complete Games isn’t impressive but if you look at his 9 starts there is a little too much praise for CC.

Colorado 7-3 (Colorado Record 57-69)

Cincinnati 3-2 (Cincinnati Record 55-70)

SF (53-71)

St. Louis (70-57)

Cubs (76-48)

Atlanta  (56-69)

Washington (44-81)

San Diego (48-76)

Houston  (63-62)

Now I may not be reading this right but if you take out the Cubs and the Cardinals from this 9 game stretch he has faced 7 teams with a combined record of 376-498, a mere 122 games BELOW .500.  Yes he beat St. Louis but when his team needed him to throw a great game the Cubs beat him (he was let off the hook by Home Run Howry) Now, are 5 CG impressive.  Yes, if he throws them when it matters.  Of the 5 complete games, 3 were blowouts.  If Yoast wants to keep throwing CC into the 9th in a 9-3 game that’s fine by me, waste that arm for October.  People just need to cool down.  And it just keeps getting easier for him.  Look at CC’s next 7 starts.  It’s nice to know the Brewers got him to beat up on the bottom third of the National League.

8/24 – Pittsburgh (56-69)

8/31 – Pittsburgh (56-69)

9/5 – San Diego (48-76)

9/10 – Cincinnati (55-70) (Now if they move some starts this could be the 11th against Philly) (Philly is 66-58)

9/16 – Cubs (76-48)

9/21 – Cincinnati (55-70)

9/27 – Cubs (76-48)

Looks like CC can go 13-0, 14-0 or 14-1 or possibly 13-2 with two very big losses against a good team.  Nice to know he has done it against “the class” of the National League

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