From the Post:
After Pavano threw one inning in a Double-A game yesterday, Joe Torre said he wasn’t sure when the $40 million investment would pitch again due to a bruised rear end the pitcher suffered when he fell covering first base Tuesday night.
“I don’t think we can schedule him until the soreness gets out,” Torre said of Pavano, who will open the season on the DL while he builds arm strength lost due to a balky back. “It’s not related to why he is behind everybody.”
Pavano was gone from the Legends Field clubhouse by the time Torre described Pavano’s latest physical problem.
Today’s pop quiz:
“Carl Pavano” is to “reliable pitcher” as “Brittle” is to: