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C.C. Sabathia says Shohei Ohtani is the ‘Best player I’ve ever seen’

Pretty strong words from the former pitcher

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Although he’s retired from baseball, former pitcher C.C. Sabathia is still staying relevant within the game.

He was recently a guest on the “R2C2 is UNINTERRUPTED” podcast, where he had some high praise for Shohei Ohtani.

“I keep saying this and people always laugh at me when I say this but he’s the best baseball player I’ve ever seen in my life,’’ Sabathia said. “Are you kidding me? He can hit the ball 900 feet and throws 99 [mph] off the mound. Who else can do that? Nobody else is doing that at the big-league level.’’

When you take into account all the players Sabathia has faced and seen during his 19-year career, this really is a bold statement.


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