It could have been Chad Gaudin, but I think Girardi made the right move. Not to sound like a broken record, but it’s the World Series, and there’s no reason to hold him back when he is certainly capable of going on three days rest (he proved it in the ALCS).
However, there is a reason why Girardi hasn’t announced Game 5 or Game 6 starters yet. I’m not sure if Burnett or Pettitte are capable of going on short rest. Are you?
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