New York Yankees defeat Toronto Blue Jays, 10-8
Chien-Ming Wang's turn in the rotation comes up Thursday, and it remains unclear whom the Yankees will send to the mound that day in Minnesota.
Triple-A righthander Sergio Mitre was considered the leading option for a spot start, but Joe Girardi acknowledged after Sunday's 10-8 win over Toronto that Alfredo Aceves "obviously is someone we would look at" after he worked four scoreless innings for his first major-league save.
"Of course I can do it. I have been a start...
The contrast in Joe Girardi's assessment of the two primary pitchers he entrusted the ball with Sunday was stark.
While Joba Chamberlain painfully is still "learning lessons" about being a big-league starter, as the manager put it, Alfredo Aceves simply "knows how to pitch."
Yet another explosion by the Yankees' lineup and the latest clampdown by a resurgent bullpen - including four scoreless innings by Aceves - rescued an ineffective Chamberlain once again in a drag...