Joba banned for throwing pitches over Youkilis' head
NEW YORK -- Yankees rookie sensation Joba Chamberlain was suspended for two games and fined $1,000 Friday, a day after he threw two 98-99 mph pitches over the head of Boston's Kevin Youkilis.
Chamberlain, ejected by plate umpire Angel Hernandez, claimed the ninth-inning pitches slipped and "there was no maliciousness or bad intention."
The umpires disagreed.
"There's more than a little bit of history between these
clubs," crew chief Derryl Cousins said. "Those were ...
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