Kei Igawa is being shipped to Class A Tampa and will work for an undetermined amount of time with coaches Nardi Contreras and Gil Patterson on his mechanics.
Scott Proctor was suspended for four games and fined $1,500 for intentionally throwing at a batter yesterday. He appealed. Joe Torre was suspended for one game and will serve it tonight. There is no appeals process for managers.
Carl Pavano has so far been examined by Dr. Stuart Hershon, Dr. James Andrews and Dr. David Altcheck. The Yankees are next sending him to Dr. Lewis Yocum. At some point they will decide whether he needs surgery or will try and throw again.
Perhaps visits to Dr. J, Dr. Seuss, Dr. Dre and Dr. McDreamy will follow.
Roger Clemens, appearing at a golf tournament in New Jersey today, said he would not have returned to the Yankees if Joe Torre had been fired. Fortunately for the Yankees, the torch-wielding mobs were turned back a week ago