CC Sabathia pulling for ex-teammate Grady Sizemore

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TAMPA — Yankees lefthander CC Sabathia turned on the television to watch the Cardinals-Red Sox game Monday afternoon and quickly took notice of his old teammate, Grady Sizemore.

Sizemore was 3 for 4 with a double and made two highlight catches in center field.

“He looked good. That’s the Grady Sizemore I know,” Sabathia said. “If he’s healthy, that’s the guy.”

Sabathia was a promising young starter when Sizemore broke in with the Indians in 2004 and had his best seasons. He remembers the center fielder quickly becoming one of the best players in the game. Injuries idled Sizemore for two seasons and now he’s making a comeback with the Sox.

“It’s just good to see him healthy and back out on the field,” Sabathia said.

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