Rookie gets surprise nod
MIAMI -- Jason Schmidt wanted more rest, so the San Francisco Giants gave rookie Jerome Williams the start in Saturday's Game 4 against the Florida Marlins.
Williams was the original choice for Game 4, but there was speculation Schmidt -- the team's ace and a candidate for the NL Cy Young Award -- would take the mound on three days' rest. The entered Saturday trailing 2-1 in the best-of-five series.
Manager Felipe Alou wanted to go with Schmidt, who went 17-5
with a 2.34 ERA ...
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