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Changing of the guard in Yanks bullpen

Joe Girardi goes to David Robertson -- not Joba Chamberlain -- in the eighth inning

Updated: July 27, 2010, 2:25 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

CLEVELAND -- Two hours before the first pitch of Monday night's New York Yankees-Cleveland Indians game at Progressive Field, a direct question was put to Yankees manager Joe Girardi: All things being equal -- meaning both guys are healthy, well-rested and ready to pitch -- who is your eighth-inning guy, Joba Chamberlain or David Robertson?

"I'd probably lean towards Joba right now,'' he said. "We'll look at matchups and how it equates to certain guys, but I'd probably lean towards ...

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