"I'm excited to be able to take the ball the first game of the season and to open up the Stadium," Sabathia said. "It's going to be a lot of fun."
Thursday, March 26, 2009
Bryan Hoch of mlb.com is reporting that CC Sabathia will pitch the both home and away opening day assignments. It was originally though that Chien-Ming Wang would open the new Stadium, but he'll now be throwing in the exhibition game against the Cubs on April 3rd. Andy Pettitte and A.J. Burnett will both make appearances against the Cubs on April 4th.