Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Joba on DL

Joba Chamberlain was placed on the 15 day disabled list following an exit during his outing against the Texas Rangers.
He was sent to Dr. Andrews, a prestigious Tommy John surgeon, who reported the outlook was good. No surgery needed.
This does hurt the Yankees playoff hopes with a crippled staff. Wang is already out, and Pettitte has been hit and miss lately.

After the 8-game win streak following the All-Star break, the Yankees fell from 2 games of 1st, to 6 1/2, and remain third in the wild card race.

Playoff chances: 30%-40%


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  • Blogger Matt posted at 8:44 PM  
    In a way I wish you were right, but I would honestly put the percentage much lower, maybe to 15%.

    I think there is definitely still a chance, but I have a hard time seeing the Yankees being able to top the red-hot Tamp Bay Rays nor the more than talented Boston Red Sox. I mean the Yankees are in the very best division in major league baseball, but them in any other one and they would almost certainly make the playoffs.

  • Anonymous Ivan posted at 9:29 PM  
    I'm a die hard yankee fan...but this season is over. I hope they prove me wrong!
  • Anonymous jackpot city posted at 10:09 AM  
    ast night in the Yankees 8-3 win over the first place Tampa Rays.
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