Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/17/14
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Several teams around baseball attempted to pry away bullpen help from opposing teams at the July 31 trade deadline. The Yankees added a star caliber reliever without having to part with any cash or any prospects. Joba Chamberlain made his first appearance Wednesday in nearly 14 months when he returned from Tommy John surgery (June 2011) and an ugly ankle injury sustained in spring training while jumping on trampolines with his young son in Tampa. Chamberlain allowed two runs in 1 2/3 innings in the Yankees' 12-3 victory, including a home run to the first batter he faced, but the importance of his results will be a story for another day. "It was something I can't forget, the same as the first time I walked into old Yankee Stadium and just to know the feelings I got to know I am back out there to help this team," Chamberlain said. "It was something I'll remember for the rest of my life. Obviously not the results you want, but we got the win and it was nice to get the first on...
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