Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 5/12/13
Mariano Rivera and Joba Chamberlain had an awkward war of words in the New York Yankees' dugout prior to Saturday night's game against the Kansas City Royals. Rivera was talking to people about an emotional pre-game meeting with a family who lost a son when Chamberlain, in a loud voice, was trying to get somebody's attention behind the dugout, according to The New York Daily News. Rivera asked Chamberlain to lower his voice and, in full view of fans and reporters, Chamberlain took exception to the Hall of Fame closer's request and replied several times "Don't shush me again."  Asked about the exchange after the game, Chamberlain said, “I’m not talking about it.” Chamberlain said he hadn’t spoken with Rivera since the diss. Asked whether he felt the two needed to talk, Chamberlain snapped, “That’s between me and Mo.” Rivera took the high road after the incident, although he seemed surprised that Chamberlain had barked at him in such a public setting. “It’s amaz...
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