CC Sabathia's return to the Yankees is of extreme importance this season for a few reasons. Reason one he's the only left handed pitcher that could potentially start the season in the Yankees rotation. The other big reason is his contract means the Yankees are stuck with him and trying to make him work regardless of his success.

After an underwhelming first Spring appearance CC will try to earn a starting spot over Ivan Nova and Bryan Mitchell today against the Orioles.

Baltimore Orioles:

Miguel Gonzalez (R)

1. Joey Rickard (R) CF
2. Jonathan Schoop (R) 2B
3. Manny Machado (R) 3B
4. Mark Trumbo (R) 1B
5. Christian Walker (R) DH
6. Nolan Reimold (R) LF
7. Dariel Alvarez (R) RF
8. Caleb Joseph (R) C
9. Paul Janish (R) SS
New York Yankees:
CC Sabathia (L)