Can’t Blame Girardi for Yankees’ Starter Dilemma

Posted: 3rd November 2009 by Dan Hanzus in MLB
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The pitchforks and burning torches are out for Joe Girardi today; this in the wake of A.J. Burnett's epic failure in Philadelphia. They're saying that Girardi's decision to use Burnett on short rest has set in motion a chain of events that will now bury the Yankees. This is all about as predictable as the failure of a Michael Strahan buddy sitcom. In a perfect world, Chien-Ming Wang was on the mound in Game Five, coming off another 19-win season and primed for postseason vindication. Or maybe it should've been a special night for Joba Chamberlain, the prized thoroughbred grossly coddled for two years essentially for this moment. But this isn't a perfect world. The Yankees do not have a fourth starter. That's the truth. Injury and ineffectiveness by the above two pitchers created that pred ...

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