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Is Joba Chamberlain the Next Mariano Rivera?

Published by on June 8, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

I have stressed numerous times on this blog that Joba Chamberlain belongs in the rotation.  However, my dad still thinks it is necessary to put Joba in the pen now in order to start grooming him for the eventual replacement of Mariano Rivera.

As much as I hate the idea of Joba leaving the rotation, my dad does bring up a good point about the importance of finding a replacement for Rivera.  Here is his complete position on the Joba debate: (extracted from Johan Santana or Mariano Rivera comments)

If I'm thinking short term, I take Joba as the set-up man and then the Mo replacement when that time comes. I think Mo's about had it and Joba has the MINDSE...

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