Monday, September 12, 2011
Schwinden will get starts
By Adam Rubin
After previously expressing concern about the amount of innings Chris Schwinden has logged this season, Terry Collins reversed course after Miguel Batista struggled in Sunday's start. Collins said Schwinden merits a look in the rotation down the stretch over the 40-year-old Batista.
"We ultimately have to take another look at him," Collins said.
• David Wright is one of six finalists for the Marvin Miller Man of the Year Award that honors humanitarian efforts. MLB players will vote on the ultimate winner. The other finalists are Paul Konerko, David Robertson, Troy Tulowitzki, Adam Wainwright and Michael Young.
• PR man Jay Horwitz underwent surgery Monday for a broken ankle.