It's a good thing Joe Girardi didn't have any big decisions to make this spring, because he certainly is taking his time about making the small ones.
The manager still hasn't decided which of the three young right-handers -- Adam Warren, David Phelps or D.J. Mitchell-- willmake the squad as the long man out of the bullpen, nor has he decided whether he will add Clay Rapada as a second lefty reliever to go along with Boone Logan.
In fact, both Mitchell and Phelps are in St. Lucie for today's game with the Mets, and are expected to pitch so th emanager can get one more look. Warren will probably throw in tomorrow's spring finale against the Mets in Tampa, as well.
After all, the final roster does not have to be submitted until 5 p.m. Wednesday.
"They're all really close,'' Girardi said. "That's a tough decision we have to make.''
Thank goodness it's the only one.