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Yankees’ grizzled vets chasing one more defining moment

Brett Gardner and CC Sabathia are the age-old voices of reason on the Yankees, proud Pinstriped warriors trying to make one last run at a World Series championship. Sabathia was sitting in front of his locker before his Friday night start against the Royals when Gardner, standing at his, was asked why Sabathia means what he means to this team. Gardner looked over to his left at Sabathia and said: “Obviously on one hand the things that he’s accomplished in this game between the lines, and just for how long he’s done it. “But on the other hand, more importantly, the way that he treats people. Not just the way that he treats his teammates, but he’s just a guy who’s filled with a lot of love and he sets a great example for a ...