Originally written on My Sports Rumors  |  Last updated 10/30/14
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Joba Chamberlain insisted late last season that he would pitch for the New York Yankees in 2012, even after Tommy John surgery. During Spring Training he suffered an off the field ankle injury, a major one, an injury that would have kept most people out for the year. Chamberlain still insisted that he would pitch in 2012, after today’s batting practice that promise still stands. “I knew going into (the rehab process) what was expected, what it was gonna take,” Chamberlain said. “And I believed in myself being able to do it. It’s always nice when you have people doubt you. It gives you a little more reason to work. There was people who said I wasn’t going to pitch this year, or ever again. … But I can promise you I’m going to pitch. I can promise you that. You can write that down, too. Tell everybody. It’s going to happen.” (Chad Jennings – The LoHud Yankees Blog) I’d say today’s batting price was a pretty good success. Joba threw 40 pitches but most importantly was said to have lo
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