Is there still a Joba for Chamberlain?

From midges to mediocrity, once-prized pitcher's days in pinstripes might be numbered

Updated: November 1, 2010, 1:04 PM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

Is that it?

Are the closing credits on the Joba Chamberlain Yankee story already rolling? Will he just be remembered for saving the season in 2007, the midges, the Joba Rules, the to start-or-not-to start debate with the fizzle finally coming in 2010 when Chamberlain went from the bridge to Mariano Rivera to the bridge to nowhere? He was, as a headline writer on this site put it last month, Mr. Irrelevant in the playoffs this year.

Some Yankees decision-makers say no, Chamberlain, ...

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