As Cleveland-area sportswriters are piling up the "Say Goodbye to CC Sabathia" articles, here's a look at what's going on with next offseason's hottest free agent:
- With Curt Schilling's injury status uncertain, and a rumor surfacing that Boston will not re-sign Josh Beckett when his contract expires, the Sox will definitely need to add pitching. And they definitely have deep pockets.
- Indians GM Mark Shapiro says that he won't trade Sabathia, barring a major collapse. They're going to try to win with him this year, then take their chances from there.
- Cleveland Plain Dealer writer Paul Hoynes has the latest on Cleveland's extension offer to Sabathia.