Messages of support for CC Sabathia pour in after news he's going into rehab

New York Yankees C.C. Sabathia looks on from the dugout during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians Thursday Aug. 13, 2015, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Aaron Josefczyk)

Messages of support and encouragement poured in on social media after New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia announced Monday that he's checking himself into a rehabilitation center.

The news was surprising to many:

Check out these posts of support:

And these people addressed the boldness of this announcement and timing:

And other MLB players and athletes are showing their support for Sabathia, too:

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