Chamberlain's Joba in serious jeopardy

With trade deadline looming, struggling reliever needs to start producing in setup role

Updated: July 16, 2010, 10:43 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

While this weekend will be a celebration of what George Steinbrenner accomplished, it very well could be a tipping point about what Joba Chamberlain hasn't.

Chamberlain's role as the eighth-inning man and, quite possibly, his Yankees future are on the clock. The Yankees will not let Chamberlain's inconsistency prevent them from making the playoffs or winning a championship.

The Yankees are already looking at what is out there in terms of bullpen help. It is the key area of focus for ...

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