All of a sudden . . . a battle of staff aces?
Last November, did anyone think Pettitte would have that status with the Yanks? Or Santana with the Mets?
All of a sudden, Pettitte is channeling 1998.
And they'll need him.
What was nearly an afterthought in the off-season ("Oh, cool, Lefty's coming back") is now a necessity: Holy crap, Pettitte better keep it up.
So: Pettitte, Moose, Joba are your core starters. And: is Ponson this season's Sean Chacon/Cory Lidle? Can you do it again and again, big boy? You're here to eat 100 innings between now and Harvest Moon, keep us in games, eke out a half-dozen more wins.
Can't wait for tomorrow.
And? And? Rasner?