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Larry Brown Sports:
As expected, the bizarre injuries have been piling up all throughout spring training for various MLB teams. For the most part, the damage has been minor. Unfortunately for the Yankees and Joba Chamberlain, that was not the case on Thursday.
“Joba Chamberlain dislocated right ankle yesterday and had surgery last night,” Jack Curry of the YES Network wrote on Twitter Friday morning. “(Brian) Cashman called it a significant injury. Cashman said Joba injured himself while playing with his son. They were jumping around on a ‘trampoline’ of sorts.
“When Cashman was asked if Joba’s injury was career threatening, he said, ‘I’d’ like to say no. My heart and my gut tell me no,’” Curry continued. “Cashman said he feels for Joba on a personal level. He added that its a ‘massive’ loss for the team.”
Judging by the way Curry described Cashman’s tone, this is obviously a very significant injury. Curry added that it is not believed that Chamberlain’s son was injured, and that Cashman wa
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A whole lot more than Joba Chamberlain's season was on the line when he severely injured his ankle jumping on a trampoline with his son.
We're a little over 24 hours removed from the news that Joba Chamberlain nearly died after suffering an open dislocation of his right ankle while playing on a trampoline with his 5 year old son. These 24 hours have been filled with a lot of commentary about what happened, a lot of it harshly directed toward Joba. People have tweeted trampoline jokes, held forth on Joba'...
Squawker Jon called me yesterday to tell me the news of Joba Chamberlain suffering an open dislocation on an ankle due to jumping on a trampoline. This was the second Friday in a row with shocking news -- last week, of course, was Andy Pettitte's return. But this week's news, of course, is really awful.First of all, I hope Chamberlain makes a full recovery -- it sounds like...
The New York Yankees say reliever Joba Chamberlain has had surgery after dislocating his right ankle while with his son at a play area. There is no timetable for his return.
General manager Brian Cashman said Friday that bone had broken through the skin and Chamberlain had surgery Thursday night. He will be hospitalized for at least a few days.
Cashman says the accident happened...
Joba Chamberlain got another bad break on Thursday, with this one coming in a pretty literal form. YES Network's Jack Curry reports that the Yankees right-hander dislocated his right ankle while playing with his son on a trampoline. Curry spoke to Cashman about what sounds like a gruesome injury, and the Yankees general manager told Curry that it was an "open dislocation...
Right handed pitcher Joba Chamberlain, who underwent Tommy John surgery back in June and lost most of the 2011 season, could be out for the entire 2012 season due to an ankle injury according to Jeff Bradley of the Star-Ledger. Chamberlain dislocated his right ankle and had to undergo surgery last night according to Jack Curry of YESNetwork.
Chamberlain injured himself while jumping...
From the AP:The New York Yankees say reliever Joba Chamberlain has had surgery after dislocating his right ankle while with his son at a play area. There is no timetable for his return.
General manager Brian Cashman said Friday that Chamberlain had surgery Thursday night and will be hospitalized for at least a few days.
Cashman says the accident happened Thursday afternoon...
From the NY Daily News:Joba Chamberlain lost so much blood Thursday when he hurt his ankle while playing with his son that there initially was concern for his life, a Yankees' source said.
At the very least, the gruesome open dislocation of Chamberlain's right ankle could be career-threatening and probably will preclude Chamberlain from pitching for the Yankees this season...
The second off the field injury has struck the New York Yankees this spring. The latest injury comes as the season approaches, and will probably shelf Joba for the duration of the season. Joba Chamberlain separated his ankle yesterday while playing with his little boy at a daycare facility when participating in activities on a [...]