Mendoza will start vs. Pedro instead of Mussina
NEW YORK (AP) Manager Joe Torre will start Ramiro Mendoza on Monday against the Boston Red Sox, but after that, the fifth spot in the New York Yankees' rotation is a question mark.
With Orlando Hernandez on the disabled list with an injured toe and Torre hesitant to start Mike Mussina against Boston's Pedro Martinez for a third time in 12 days, Mendoza got the nod.
"We want quality and we know we'll get quality from him,"
Torre said. "It gives us an opportunity to see ...
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