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Jeff Karstens will be activated off the DL and start against the Red Sox on Saturday.
Chase Wright will start against the Red Sox on Sunday. Just spoke with Chase for the first time. He looks and talks like Matthew McConaughey, Kind of like a “Time to Kill” McConaughey. We asked him about starting Sunday and he kind of smiled and said, “Well, allllllright. Good deal.”
Now onto Mike Mussina. The Moose is going to try it off the mound again tomorrow. He said he also thinks pitching 3 or 4 innings in a minor-league game at some point wouldn’t be a bad idea. “I don’t normally like to waste pitches but I like knowing where they’re going, too,” he said.
Here is the plan for Hideki Matsui:
Thursday: Hard workout.
Friday: Class A game.
Saturday: Class A game
Sunday: Extended spring game or simulated game
Monday: Play left for the Yankees against Tampa.
Here is the plan for Chien-Ming Wang:
Thursday: Pitch in Class A game.
Tuesday: Start for the Yankees against Tampa Bay.
Here are a few minutes of Joe Torre’s pre-game:
Back later once the game starts. Don’t ask me why but I have good vibes for Chase Wright in Fenway.