Originally posted on The Other Paper  |  Last updated 5/13/13
A still defiant Joba Chamberlain said Sunday morning he felt “no need to apologize” to Mariano Rivera following their tense exchange in the dugout on Saturday. Chamberlain expressed little regret for the situation, saying that even in hindsight, he would have done the same thing to the Yankees closer. “I wouldn’t change it,” Chamberlain said. “I wouldn’t change anything I do in life. It happens, it happens. You fess up to it, you talk about it, you laugh and move on. That’s all you can do. It’s not really a story to begin with.” Rivera and Chamberlain spoke after Saturday night’s game, then chatted again Sunday morning about the incident in which Chamberlain snapped at the Hall of Famer in full view of reporters and fans. On Sunday, the New York Yankees confirmed that the two teammates buried the hatchet via Twitter: "Brothers don't shake hands, brothers gotta hug." Brothers don't shake hands, brothers gotta hug twitter.com/YankeesPR/stat… — Yankees PR Dept. (@YankeesPR)
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