Nibbled to Death by Solo Homers

CC Sabathia served up five solo homers tonight in what turned out to be a 5-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays.

Plenty of pitchers have given up five homers in a start.  A few of those starts featured five solo homers as part of a larger run tally.  But Sabathia became just the seventh starting pitcher since 1919 to give up at least five solo homers in a game in which those homers were the only scores against the team.  Here are the previous six:

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