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CC has arthroscopic surgery on right knee

Veteran southpaw expected to be fine for start of Spring Training
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The New York Yankees announced Tuesday that left-handed pitcher CC Sabathia 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.

The New York Yankees announced Tuesday that left-handed pitcher CC Sabathia 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.

Oliver Macklin is a reporter for MLB.com..

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