Found March 25, 2012 on
Larry Brown Sports:
After Joba Chamberlain‘s trampoline injury to trump all trampoline injuries, there was much doubt as to whether the Yankees pitcher would be able to pitch this season or even again in his career. Chamberlain suffered an open dislocation and torn ligaments in his right ankle while playing with his son. And while examinations revealed no microfractures, doctors are still keeping an eye on whether any infections develop. Meanwhile, the Yankees are remaining optimistic (perhaps overly optimistic) that Chamberlain can return to pitching in July at the earliest.
“That’s the optimistic side,” Yanks GM Brian Cashman said Saturday, according to MLB.com. “The way I work this stuff, my mindset is, until they’re close to knocking on the door, I [don't worry about it]. Obviously, in Joba’s case, it’s still a question of when he comes back. I just hope we’re in a position where he can come back.”
Manager Joe Girardi has a more hopeful tone.
“Well, if you’re talking July 1 to July 15 to July 25,
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A whole lot more than Joba Chamberlain's season was on the line when he severely injured his ankle jumping on a trampoline with his son.
We're a little over 24 hours removed from the news that Joba Chamberlain nearly died after suffering an open dislocation of his right ankle while playing on a trampoline with his 5 year old son. These 24 hours have been filled with a lot of commentary about what happened, a lot of it harshly directed toward Joba. People have tweeted trampoline jokes, held forth on Joba'...
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...
New York Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain, who severely injured his ankle last week while playing with his son, has been outfitted with a special cast and released from the hospital.
New York Yankees relief pitcher Joba Chamberlain has been released from hospital three days after dislocating his right ankle.Chamberlain will be in a non-weight bearing hard cast for six weeks after the open dislocation suffered while playing on a trampoline with his son. The team has not set a time table for his return."So far everything’s coming back extremely positive...
Right handed pitcher Joba Chamberlain, who underwent Tommy John surgery back in June and lost most of the 2011 season, could be out for the entire 2012 season due to an ankle injury according to Jeff Bradley of the Star-Ledger. Chamberlain dislocated his right ankle and had to undergo surgery last night according to Jack Curry of YESNetwork.
Chamberlain injured himself while jumping...
From the NY Daily News:Joba Chamberlain lost so much blood Thursday when he hurt his ankle while playing with his son that there initially was concern for his life, a Yankees' source said.
At the very least, the gruesome open dislocation of Chamberlain's right ankle could be career-threatening and probably will preclude Chamberlain from pitching for the Yankees this season...
WPLJ's Scott & Todd show just sent us this video of AirHeads Trampoline Arena in Tampa.
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March hasn’t been too kind to some big-name relievers. For Ryan Madson and Joakim Soria, there were torn elbow ligaments. For Joba Chamberlain? Well, this one’s a bit rarer: Last week, he suffered an open dislocation of his right ankle while playing with his 5-year-old son on trampoline-like contraption at a children’s gymnastics center. Essentially, bone pierced skin and he’s...
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