Joba Chamberlain playfully stuck his tongue out at his former teammate Derek Jeter during Tuesday night’s game between the Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees. In hindsight, Chamberlain probably wishes he didn’t do that. Why? Because now he looks bad.
A couple of pitches after Chamberlain stuck his tongue out at Jeter, he ran a fastball up and in and him and hit the Yankee captain on the elbow. The game was tied 3-3 in the 10th inning at the time, so I highly doubt Joba did it on purpose. But of course, people are talking.
Chamberlain appeared to say “my bad” after plunking Jeter. Joba ended up pitching 1 1/3 hitless innings and helping the Tigers win in 12 innings. I’m sure there are no hard feelings between him and Jeter.
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