JUPITER, Fla. — CC Sabathia spent four hours on the team bus to make his spring training debut.
The outing went much quicker.
Sabathia pitched two hitless innings Tuesday for the New York Yankees, who lost 1-0 to the Miami Marlins.
Sabathia threw only six pitches in the first, all strikes. The lone baserunner against him was Chris Johnson, who walked on a 3-2 pitch with two out in the second.
The trip Monday evening to Florida's east coast from the Yankees' complex in Tampa took a lot longer.
"That bus ride was terrible," the 35-year-old Sabathia said with a slight smile. "I'm too old to be riding on the bus, man. Maybe I'll take a helicopter...