I don't know about that, Ed. I heard the Giambi omission in an interview w/ Joe Torre on the YES Network.

10/04/2004 2:05 PM ET
Statement from George M. Steinbrenner
Principal Owner, New York Yankees

"I'm just hopeful -- hopeful that the pitching is OK and that we are playing championship baseball. I am hopeful for New York and I want to give New York a championship."

Where's that authoritative confidence, General ?