How rehabbing right-hander Joba Chamberlain responds to back-to-back outings is important, but not the final hurdle. Chamberlain is scheduled to throw in a Class A Advanced game with the Tampa Yankees on Friday.
"I don't think that would be the last test," manager Joe Giradi said Thursday. "Let's let the powers that be make that decision."
How the pitcher handles three games in four days is important too, Girardi said.
Outfielder Darnell McDonald has been outrighted to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.