The conundrum of Joba Chamberlain

Four years ago, he was a budding bullpen savior; now he's a non-factor in October

Updated: October 13, 2010, 3:20 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- This was Joba Chamberlain's October 2010 moment. He stood on the mound at Yankee Stadium, peering in with his familiar squint. There wasn't a fan in the stands. The batter was a teammate, Greg Golson.

It was a scene nearly impossible to imagine four years ago. Back then Joba was in the middle of the Yankees Universe. Now? Not so much.

In fact, he wasn't around to talk after the simulated game on Tuesday. It likely wasn't because Chamberlain didn't want to talk to ...

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