CC Sabathia made his Tampa debut Tuesday morning and, after doing some soft toss,  addressed a variety of topics, including avoiding complacency after winning the World Series.

"You want to win again," Sabathia said. "It makes you want to get back to ... get that feeling again and get back to that stature. So I'm excited to be able to come in and we've got a new team, we've got some new guys so I'm excited to see how it goes this year."

Sabathia, who threw two bullpens before traveling here, will throw a third Wednesday, the official report day for pitchers and catchers.

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And this for Knicks fans: Sabathia said he will begin his recruitment of good friend LeBron James as soon as hoops season ends.

"In the summertime," Sabathia said with a smile. "I'm sure he'll be up here in the summer and come to a couple games, so it'll start then."