With Houston now legitimately in the hunt for Pettitte, the Yankees might well lose three of their top four starters. Clemens is clearly gone. Wells, even if he returns, is 41 with a back problem. The replacements: Contreras has been inconsistent. Jon Lieber, The Forgotten Man, is a journeyman returning from a year off and major surgery. Weaver has been penciled into the fifth slot (see the NYT today), but you have to wonder how long that will last. Cashman indeed has his work cut out for him. Millwood or Colon? Millwood and Colon? Let the games begin….
Posted by YF on 11/5/2003 02:48:28 PM