‘ ”According to our medical

‘ ”According to our medical staff, he w as healthy and available to pitch for us every day he was here,” Epstein said, after the Pirates claimed that an MRI during Lyon’s physical showed fraying in his pitching elbow. ‘ What else could he say? And of course they have to fix it or that’s the end of anyone dealing with him ever again, at the age of 29. But, yes, the facts are impossible to ignore, Lambchop has done a good job. As for Benitez, everyone knows he’s damaged goods, so no fraud there.

Posted by YF on 7/30/2003 04:21:01 PM