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CC Sabathia says Derek Jeter left Marlins over inability to spend money, sign Nick Castellanos

CC Sabathia says Derek Jeter left Marlins over inability to spend money, sign Nick Castellanos

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Last week, Derek Jeter stepped down as the CEO of the Miami Marlins, leading to speculation about his unhappiness with the organization and the state of the industry. Now, his former New York Yankees teammate CC Sabathia is dishing on why he did so.

Sabathia discussed Jeter’s departure with Ryan Ruocco as part of the latest episode of their “R2C2” podcast. During said episode, Sabathia indicated that Jeter was frustrated by owner Bruce Sherman’s unwillingness to spend money, specifically on outfielder Nick Castellanos, the 14th best free agent available this winter as ranked by CBS Sports.

“The Marlins are the Marlins,” Sabathia said, according to Audacy. “No matter what…

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