There was a lot of talk about Andruw Jones before the game, but there was nothing really new. He feels better today. That’s about it. One of you asked about the length of Gary Bennett’s recovery, well, the best answer is that no one knows. Stan Conte said the problem with plantar fasciitis, which can be very painful, is that it tends to get worse with activity, so they have to wait until it is completely gone before Bennett really starts rehabbing hard. Loaiza will probably make another rehab start before he comes back. Nomar is undergoing tests as we speak. And Furcal is pushing for a Wednesday return, but club officials are pushing back, saying the safe thing to do would be to wait until Friday.
Here’s the lineup