Joba Chamberlain finally made his long-awaited major league return on Wednesday, but gave up a home run to his first batter.
Robinson Cano hit a grand slam in a seven-run third inning, New York won for just the fourth time in 13 games and restored a 6½-game lead in the AL East.
Before turning it over to Jerry Recco so that he could deliver his first update of the morning, Craig attempted to offer Yamkees’ fan comfort by telling them it is not time to panic.
Boomer and Craig opened up today’s edition of the Morning Extravaganza by talking about the struggling Bronx Bombers, who saw their lead in the A.L. East trimmed to 5.5 games.
Losers of eight of their last 11 heading into Tuesday night’s tilt, the Bombers will have Joba Chamberlain available in the bullpen after he was activated from the disabled list earlier in the day.
Brian Cashman doesn’t expect to make any big splashes before Tuesday’s 4 p.m. trade deadline. Apparently that includes Lee.
Neil Keefe and Sweeny Murti look at the Yankees as they return home from a 2-5 West Coast road trip with Ichiro Suzuki, but without Alex Rodriguez.
The news on Joba has been good. Really good.
Ichiro is a Yankee and Joba Chamberlain’s return is just around the corner. But there’s one guy fans shouldn’t expect to see again this season: Mariano Rivera.
New York rallied to tie the game with solo homers from Russell Martin and Robinson Cano in the eighth and ninth innings, but it wasn’t enough as the A’s topped the Yankees, 3-2, on Friday night.
The Yankees said Thursday night Gardner would have inflamed tissue removed in a procedure that will be performed by team physician Dr. Christopher Ahmad.
CC Sabathia is looking forward to making his first start in more than two weeks. Brett Gardner might have to wait even longer to return from an elbow injury.
Yankees reliever Joba Chamberlain threw 23 pitches on Tuesday for the Yankees’ rookie-level Gulf Coast League affiliate, pitching in his first live-game action in 13 months.
Joba Chamberlain could very well pitch again this season, if only to tell all of us who doubted him to stick it.
Joba Chamberlain could soon pitch in a minor league game for the first time since injuring an during spring training.