Joba diagnosed with rotator cuff tendinitis, placed on DL

Updated: August 7, 2008, 1:10 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Joba Chamberlain was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday by the New York Yankees due to rotator cuff tendinitis in his pitching shoulder.

The club said Chamberlain will rest for about a week before beginning a throwing program. Chamberlain had gone to see noted orthopedic surgeon Dr. James Andrews after undergoing an MRI on his ailing right shoulder Tuesday.

Yankees manager Joe Girardi called it "a pretty good diagnosis," but said he didn't have a best-case ...

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