Manuel: Maine is done for the year!!

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Manuel: Maine is done for the year!!
Jerry Manuel had plenty of pregame news:

• John Maine will not be used the rest of the season. Manuel said it's his decision alone, even though medical staff has cleared him. Manuel said he can't in good conscience use a young player in a game who needs surgery. "I just don't like anybody pitching young with anything," Manuel said. "That's just my hang-up."

• Manuel said he wrestled with not playing Ryan Church, but the only alternative was Endy Chavez, so in his mind there wasn't much debate in the end. "For me, I consider Ryan as close - very close - to being one of those pillars where you play every day. I think he has that type of ability."

• Manuel ruled out Johan Santana on short rest Saturday.

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