Girardi needs to give it a rest

Yankees manager should go with a four-man rotation, pitch Gaudin if needed in Game 6

Originally Published: October 31, 2009
By Gene Wojciechowski | ESPN.com

PHILADELPHIA -- Turns out there are some things George Steinbrenner's money can't buy. I just never thought one of those things would be a fourth starter.

The planet's richest baseball team forgot to purchase a No. 4 starting pitcher. So that means this World Series could depend on an act of calculated desperation -- and three New York Yankees forced to pitch the remainder of the series, however long it lasts, on short rest.

Yankees manager Joe Girardi is giving every indication that ...

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