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You'll laugh and you'll cry through CC Sabathia's milestone-setting, emotional rollercoaster of a day

CC Sabathia had himself a day. 

There are good days, like when you find a dollar on the street. And there are bad days, like when a taxi takes a sharp corner and splashes with you with a street puddle. But Sabathia had one of those days when you don't know how to feel -- you're happy, free, confused and lonely at the same time. 

It started off really, really well. He'd notched five strikeouts through the first batter in the fifth inning of Sunday's Yankees-Angels matchup and was facing Johnny Giavotella at the plate. Sabathia fired a changeup and caught the Angels second baseman looking. It was the 2,500th strikeout of CC's career.

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Sabathia would get Trout swinging to start the sixth, giving him seven strikeouts on the day and 2,501 in his career -- the most among active pitchers. Jubilation! 

But a few batters later, Sabathia would have words with home-plate umpire Dan Bellino and find himself subsequently ejected.

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… Along with his manager. Drat!

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And so transpired Sabathia's Sunday, a rollercoaster of emotion. One minute, he was cruising to career milestones, the next he was making an early exit to the clubhouse.

The moral of the story: We all have days like Sabathia's. It just means he'll have to wait until next time for strikeout No. 2,502.