Pete Abraham reports what we all figured would be the case: Joba Chamberlain will start the season in the bullpen, and there will be no “rules” constraining his use beyond, in the words of Joe Girardi, “common sense.” The idea, presumably, is to keep his innings under control for the first half of the season, and shift him to the rotation thereafer. Of course, Phil Hughes was supposed to spend the first half of last season in the minors. So, best layed plans….
BREAKING: Joba To the Pen
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