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Financial terms were not disclosed by the club, but CBSSports.com reported that the 26-year-old Chamberlain will earn approximately $1.675 million, while Robertson, 26, receives $1.6 million plus $25,000 in incentives.
New York’s bullpen was one of their biggest strengths in 2011, due in no small part to Robertson’s emergence as an American League All-Star and one of the game’s top setup men. He receives a sizable boost in salary after earning $460,450 in 2011.
Chamberlain earned $1.4 million last year and underwent season-ending Tommy John surgery on June 16. Chamberlain has said that he hopes to break camp with the Yankees in April, but the club is eyeing a more conservative timeline and expects to have Chamberlain back by June or July.
Right-hander Phil Hughes agreed to a deal on Monday worth $3.2 million plus performance bonuses. Tuesday afternoon marks the deadline for teams and eligible players to submit arbitration figures. The remaining Yankees set for arbitration are left-hander Boone Logan, catcher Russell Martin and outfielder Brett Gardner.
After Thursday’s victory over the Brewers, Yankees right-hander David Robertson and his wife, Erin, hosted a fundraiser at Yankee Stadium’s Hard Rock Cafe to benefit “High Socks for Hope.”
Proceeds from the event, including a generous donation from Hard Rock, went directly to the David and Erin Robertson Foundation, created to help those affected by devastating tornadoes that hit David’s hometown of Tuscaloosa, Ala. earlier in the year.
CC Sabathia and Nick Swisher were also on hand to lend support:
And Swisher even tried his chops behind the bar:
(Photo Credits: Hard Rock International/Lori Berkowitz)
Joe Girardi said before Monday’s game that he would “probably lean toward” using Joba Chamberlain if presented with a tight spot in the eighth inning, but when that situation came up, Girardi steered away from Chamberlain and called on Dave Robertson and Boone Logan to help lock down the Indians lineup.
Hey there baseball fans, Anthony DiComo filling in for Bryan at the Stadium, where, contrary to what I thought possible, the Yanks and Orioles are going to attempt to play a game in the slop. It’s still raining here and probably will all night, but not hard enough to affect things.
Couple pregame notes: first, Johnny Damon is out of the lineup after his back “locked up” on him. He’s not sure how he did it, but I wouldn’t be surprised to see him on the bench Saturday, as well. There’s just no need to take chances at this point of the season.
David Robertson is back in town after his visit with Dr. James Andrews. Andrews reviewed his MRI and found nothing wrong, and Robertson will resume throwing in 5-7 days.
Then there’s Derek Jeter. He’s excited to play tonight. Imagine that.
|Pitching: RHP Chris Tillman (1-3, 4.66).|
|Pitching: LHP Andy Pettitte (13-6, 4.10).|
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