CC has arthroscopic surgery on right knee

Veteran southpaw expected to be fine for start of Spring Training

October 11th, 2016

The New York Yankees announced Tuesday that left-handed pitcher underwent arthroscopic surgery for a routine cleanup in his right knee.

Yankees head team physician Dr. Christopher Ahmad performed the surgery at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. The 36-year-old is expected to be ready for the start of Spring Training in 2017.

Sabathia went 9-12 with a 3.91 ERA in 30 starts for the Yankees in 2016.