Upon his August arrival, Joba Chamberlain will dominate like at no other time since 2007

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Joba Chamberlain will be an absolute force in the bullpen.

Famed New York hurler Joba Chamberlain faced four batters and reached 97 mph while pitching one inning in his first rehab appearance yesterday with the Gulf Coast LeagueYankees in Bradenton, Florida.

The 26-year-old Chamberlain, who has amassed a 20-13 record with a 3.70 ERA for his career since debuting with the Bombers in August 2007, suffered a severely dislocated right ankle bouncing on a trampoline with his son at a Tampa jump center on March 22.

Chamberlain, who needed surgery and was in a cast for six-weeks, is expected to return to East 161st and River Avenue in the Bronx by early-August.

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Joba Chamberlain possesses steel balls and ‘that’s half the battle’

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Joba Chamberlain is a determined and diligent man.

Famed New York Yankees hurler Joba Chamberlain is expected to soon pitch in a minor league game for the first time since dislocating his right ankle bouncing on a trampolinewith his son at a Tampa jump center on March 22.

Chamberlain, who needed surgery and was in a cast for six-weeks, threw a pair of 20-pitch segments yesterday and claimed he’s readying to throw in a simulated game on Friday.

“I 100 percent believe I can get big league hitters out right now,” said Chamberlain, 26, who has amassed a 20-13 record with a 3.70 ERA for his career since debuting with the Bombers in August 2007. “That’s half the battle, saying you can do it. We’re over that hump. I felt like today was my best day, overall.”

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