Wang to start season on DL

Updated: March 24, 2007, 7:24 PM ET
Associated Press

TAMPA, Fla. -- With Chien-Ming Wang headed to the disabled list, Carl Pavano could end up being the New York Yankees' opening-day starter.

Wang, a 19-game winner last year and runner-up for the AL Cy Young Award, will begin the season on the DL with a right hamstring injury. He is expected to be sidelined at least a month.

Andy Pettitte has been bothered by back spasms and the Yankees don't want to rearrange Mike Mussina's schedule late in spring training, so the oft-injured Pavano ...

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