Tag Archives : Tommy John

Joba Chamberlain’s recovery going well

Remember Joba Chamberlain? Yeah that guy who came up right before Phil Hughes who was supposed to be the next Nolan Ryan. Last season, just as he was cementing himself as “one of the guys in the bullpen”, he injured his arm and required Tommy John surgery. If you remember the Joba Rules, they were implemented to slowly increase his…

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Flashback: 1986 New York Yankees Roster

While the boys in Flushing were busy destroying the National League, our New York Good Guys were stammering through a dismal 1986 season with a roster straight off of the scrap heap.  Tommy John, Ed Whitson, Joe Neikro, Mike Easler…  stop me when you give a crap.  Point is, the boy wonder (Cashman) was a 19 year old intern, learning…

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