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The Phils lose to the Yankees, 5-3. The Yanks took a quick 2-0 lead in the first as, with runners on the corners, and with nobody out, Robinson Cano hits a two-run double, knocking in Brett Gardner, who had earlier doubled, then went to third on Francisco Cervelli’s single, and Cervelli, who had just singled. The Yanks then took a 3-0 lead as Eric Chavez hits an RBI single, scoring Cano. The Phils cut the Yanks lead in the sixth as, with a runner on second, and with two men out, John Mayberry, Jr. hits an RBI single, scoring Hunter Pence, who had earlier singled, then stole second base, making it a 3-1 Yanks’ lead. The Yanks got the run back in the seventh as, with one man on, and with two men out, Doug Bernier hits an RBI double, knocking in Colin Curtis, who had earlier been safe at first on a 1-6 force out, wiping out at second base Dewayne Wise, who had earlier singled, giving the Yanks a 4-1 lead. The Phils made it a 4-2 Yanks’ lead in their half of the seventh as, with one man...

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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...

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Jaws, the hit movie series about a mass great white shark with attitude issues and a mean streak, made people think twice about going into the water. When they hear about what happened to New York Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain they might think twice about getting on a trampoline. While playing with his son on their trampoline Thursday the Yankees reliever suffered a compound fracture...

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