In case you haven't heard by now, Jeremy Hermida and Carlos Martinez were placed on the 15-day disabled list.
Nothing wrong in being careful and there is no reason to risk hurting the young talent further.
Speaking of which, one thing has me a bit concerned about Girardi and staff. But at this point it's not a big concern.
Girardi was surprised when Martinez mentioned his arm was sore.
"We didn't see a drop off in his stuff," Girardi said. "He was still throwing 93, 94, which is usually what he throws on a consistent basis."
Unless I'm wrong, and I'm sure someone will point it out to me if I am, Girardi was the catcher for the Cubs when the team was in the process of ruining the arms of Kerry Wood and Mark Prior by having the two throw too many pitches at a young age even though they "didn't see a drop off in his stuff".
Given how Joe has treated the staff thus far, I am not worried but still this bears watching.
Martinez is scheduled to undergo an MRI today.