When you have two pitchers that are due to start against one another...1) start 'em both, 2) bench the weaker pitcher, or...3) other? Example: Schilling vs. M. Batista (tonight).
"Back then, if you had a sore arm, the only people concerned were you and your wife. Now it's you, your wife, your agent, your investment counselor, your stockbroker, and your publisher." -- Jim Bouton