Found March 14, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
The Texas Rangers are scouting New York Yankees right-handed reliever Joba Chamberlain, according to George A. King III of The New York Post. The Rangers sent Don Welke, a special assistant to general manager Jon Daniels, to a Yankees’ spring training contest Monday specifically to watch Chamberlain throw. King notes that the Rangers get the sense that the Yankees may have bullpen depth to spare, which could make Chamberlain available. Chamberlain has had one rough outing this spring, but he’s been otherwise solid over his five appearances. He was limited to 20 2/3 innings last season due to injury, but he’s shown the ability in the past to be a solid reliever. Over six seasons in the majors, the right-hander owns a career ERA of 3.73 with a strikeout-to-walk ratio of 2.62. Chamberlain recently ruffled the feathers of Yankee leadership when he said he can be a starter or closer in the majors. The 27-year-old is set to hit the free agent market following the season, and King believes New York could be willing to trade him considering they have David Aardsma and Shawn Kelley in camp as potential middle relievers. Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.mlbinjurynews.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })(); Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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