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Newsday Aug 28, 2014

Joba Chamberlain defers to Derek Jeter

Joba Chamberlain took his cue from his former teammate.
Bless You Boys Aug 25, 2014

Will Joba Chamberlain be back with Tigers in 2015?

The man with the glorious beard has been arguably the best bullpen arm we have seen in Detroit this year. But, has Joba Chamberlain pitched well enough to warrant a new contract in 2015? When the Detroit Tigers signed Joba Chamberlain to a one-year deal this off-season, they were planning on a reclamation project. Once pegged by the New York Yankees as a front-end starter -- and then the successor to Mariano Rivera and then a starter and then a reliever again -- Chamberlain has struggled in recent years. You probably would too if you were yanked around like that. What the Tigers were...
Bless You Boys Aug 11, 2014
Tigers to recall Justin Miller and Ian Krol from Toledo

Tigers to recall Justin Miller and Ian Krol from Toledo

With Joakim Soria on the disabled list, and an over worked bullpen in Detroit, the Tigers have recalled Justin Miller from triple- A Toledo. The Tigers' bullpen situation went from bad to worse during their nineteen inning loss in Toronto on Sunday. Joakim Soria is on the disabled list, while Joba Chamberlain and Al Alburquerque have been used extensively in the last two games, so the Tigers have recalled right-handed relief pitcher Justin Miller and left-hander Ian Krol from triple-A Toledo to help out their beleaguered bullpen.  It was learned earlier that the Tigers will also...
Detroit Free Press Aug 9, 2014

Blue Jays 3, Tigers 2 (10 innings): Why Detroit lost Saturday in Toronto

Joe Nathan blew his sixth save of the season in the ninth inning. Joakim Soria got the final two outs of the ninth, but left before throwing a pitch in the 10th with a left side strain. Joba Chamberlain, who wasn't warming up in the bullpen, replaced Soria and gave up single to Danny Valencia and then the game-winning double to Nolan Reimold.
Grand Rapids Press Aug 9, 2014
Blue Jays 3, Tigers 2: Max Scherzer's start spoiled as Joe Nathan blows save, Detroit loses in 10

Blue Jays 3, Tigers 2: Max Scherzer's start spoiled as Joe Nathan blows save, Detroit loses in 10

Nolan Reimold hit a walk-off double off Joba Chamberlain with no outs as the Blue Jays rallied past the Tigers, 3-2, in 10 innings in Toronto on Saturday afternoon. -- RELATED: Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus says veteran reliever Joe Nathan will remain team's closer TORONTO -- Once again, the Detroit Tigers had trouble scoring runs. And, once again, the Tigers' bullpen couldn't close out a game. Nolan Reimold hit a game-winning double in the 10th inning off Joba Chamberlain as the Blue Jays rallied past the Tigers, 3-2, in walk-off fashion in Toronto on...
Bless You Boys Aug 9, 2014
Price and Chamberlain in 'Drama at the Tigers' hotel'

Price and Chamberlain in 'Drama at the Tigers' hotel'

For a minute there, things got a little scary. But then things were not scary anymore. For a minute there, things were looking pretty bleak, and it seemed as if, due to a threat at the hotel of some kind, there was a very real possibility that David Price was going to have to take the stairs: Someone is messin around at the hotel and now I gotta take 22 flights of stairs to the lobby!!! #comeonman — David Price (@DAVIDprice14) August 9, 2014 Thankfully, team-mate Joba Chamberlain sent out a helpful status update before any unnecessary stair-usage ensued. @DAVIDprice14 the...
Newsday Aug 6, 2014

Joba Chamberlain still bothered by his errant pitch that hit Derek Jeter

A day after plunking Derek Jeter in the back with a fastball, Joba Chamberlain was still bothered by the errant pitch.
Bless You Boys Aug 6, 2014

Joba sticks his tongue out at Derek Jeter

"He's going to head nod me, I'm going to stick my tongue out at him." Prior to the four-game series against the New York Yankees which began on August 4, Joba Chamberlain told the press that he really hoped he'd get a chance to pitch against Derek Jeter. The New York Post (among other sources) quoted Joba as saying, "I would like to have that one at-bat to get that head nod I've seen for so long. He's going to head nod me, I'm going to stick my tongue out at him." As fate would have it, the Tigers and Yankees went into extra innings on Tuesday night, Joba got his chance to face Jeter, and...
Bless You Boys Aug 6, 2014

Joba gets the K, then drops the F

Let's face it, if you got Martin Prado to strike out swinging, you'd use happy swears too. Joba Chamberlain made no secret of the fact that he was looking forward to pitching against his old team in the four-game series against the Yankees, and on Tuesday night, he got his chance. With two outs in the ninth, Chamberlain came in to face Martin Prado, and got him to strike out swinging at a nasty, vintage Chamberlain slider. Was Joba excited? You bet he was: Your browser does not support iframes. The powers that be at MLB have edited out the game audio in this clip, but lucky for you, I saved...
Newark Star-Ledger Aug 6, 2014

Derek Jeter gets the tongue from Joba Chamberlain, then gets plunked

The ex-Yankees reliever backed up his promise
New York Post Aug 6, 2014

Plunking aside, Joba Chamberlain gets last laugh

This was Joba’s Revenge. And sticking out his tongue at Derek Jeter was just part of the show. There are no Joba Rules anymore. The revenge was not hitting Jeter...
New York Daily News Aug 6, 2014
Yankees Insider: Joba Chamberlain hears Bronx cheers

Yankees Insider: Joba Chamberlain hears Bronx cheers

Joba Chamberlain made his return to the Bronx Tuesday night when he entered the game for Detroit in the ninth. Yankees fans greeted Chamberlain, who played for the Yankees for seven seasons, with boos and chants of “Joba s---s.”

Joba: Hitting Jeter was worst feeling ever

NEW YORK -- Joba Chamberlain was thrilled when he walked off the Yankee Stadium mound for the first time as a visitor. He wasn't happy the second time. Chamberlain gave it a big fist pump after his strikeout of Martin Prado that ended the ninth inning Tuesday night, but his head dropped when he hit Derek Jeter with a pitch with two out in the 10th. Joba got out of the inning without allowing a run, but that did nothing to change the main thing that had him down: He had hit Derek Jeter.
Newsday Aug 6, 2014

Joba Chamberlain can't get break from Yankee Stadium boo birds

In only two innings Tuesday night, the following happened enough times for us to make it a refrain: "Joba Chamberlain was booed loudly when . . ."
Grand Rapids Press Aug 6, 2014
Joba Chamberlain after hitting Derek Jeter with pitch: 'I've never felt worse in my life'

Joba Chamberlain after hitting Derek Jeter with pitch: 'I've never felt worse in my life'

Chamberlain pitched in 260 games for the Yankees before signing with the Tigers in the offseason as a free agent. Tuesday night was his first appearance in Yankee Stadium since the trade. NEW YORK -- Derek Jeter was the one who was hit by the pitch. But it clearly shook up Joba Chamberlain more than it did his former New York Yankees teammate. Chamberlain was clearly upset on the field after hitting Jeter with a pitch Tuesday night in the 10th inning of what turned out to be a 4-3 win for the Detroit Tigers in 12 innings. New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter...

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