// Joba Chamberlain

TGIF: First Half Awards

The stars are shining bright here at the Sports of Boston First Half Fantasy Baseball Awards. In fact the award show just may take home the award for longest award show name. Wow, I don’t know who to thank. The first half had it all. Ups, downs, lefts, rights, you name it baby. This award […]

Sox Can’t Come Back in 9th; Yankees Win 2-1

Today’s game was a classic pitchers’ duel that saw Red Sox pitcher Justin Masterson at the wrong end. Despite giving up only two runs, Masterson pitched another good game, but Yankees pitcher Mike Mussina pitched a better one. Masterson pitched six innings giving up two runs on six hits with two strikeouts and two walks. […]

To Start, or Not to Start, That is the Joba Question

As a Yankees fan, one of the biggest debates amongst most talking heads in New York has been whether or not Mr. Chamberlain’s future should be in the bullpen or be in the rotation. And certainly, this is an issue that Boston Red Sox fans should be interested in what the end result is as […]

In Game Schilling vs Clemens: Battle of the Oldies

Jacoby has stolen six bases already in his 14 days in Boston. His 162 average would be 69 stolen bases. He won’t do that but half of that is great. Hopefully more. Joe Torre said Joba Chamberlain is available for 2-3 innings tonight. That seems like a lot but Torre is notorious for overworking his […]

Beckett vs Wang

Well I called the first game. New York won. But Boston blowing a 7-2 lead in the 8th is more Boston losing then New York winning. And it was Boston’s two best relievers, Okajima and Papelbon who lost it. One has to start to question how reliable they are this last part of the season […]