CC Sabathia comes up big for Yankees

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Russell Martin led off the ninth inning with

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Russell Martin led off the ninth inning with a tiebreaking home run, and CC Sabathia turned in a sparkling pitching performance as the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 Sunday night in the opener of their AL divisional series. AP video. (Oct. 8)


He would have none of it. Magic, mojo, whatever word the Orioles are using these days to explain their inexplicable romp into October. All that concerned CC Sabathia when he took the mound for Sunday night's Game 1 of the ALDS was ending it.

And that's what Sabathia did.

Russell Martin smacked the tiebreaking homer off Jim Johnson to open the ninth inning, but that...

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