"If you guys want to make a better lineup, write it," Leyland said.
But he eventually did talk about his decision to keep Magglio Ordonez from his lineup for the series opener against the Indians.
"Magglio's going to play three out of four [this week]," he said.
Ordonez's return on Monday counted as one of those games. Leyland decided that Tuesday would be the rest day because it allowed him to get an extra left-handed bat into the lineup against Cleveland sinkerballer Justin Masterson, who had held right-handed hitters to a .194 average this year entering the contest.