C.C. Sabathia’s opt-out clause has become well known around the baseball world. Will he or won’t he, is the question remaining. What the answer to that question is could impact not only the New York Yankees but the rest of Major League Baseball. If Sabathia elects to opt-out of his deal, he will be free to sign elsewhere. Dan Cavender, the new editor of FanSided’s Angels blog Halo Hangout, has compiled a list of where that elsewhere could be.
The first name on Dan’s list is a team that jumped out to me as possible Sabathia suitors. The Boston Red Sox need some rotation assistance, and who better to call on than the ace of your division rival? The Red Sox will certainly be looking to make a splash after their tumultuous 2011, and if Sabathia’s out there, Boston could try and lure in the lefty.
Beyond the Red Sox, Dan proceeds to make cases for several intriguing clubs, including Sabathia’s former teams, the Milwaukee Brewers and Cleveland Indians. Also in Dan’s what-if Sabathia scenarios are the Cubs, Dodgers, Phillies, Nationals and of course the Angels. The Kansas City Royals even get a mention.
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