Why you ask? Because he’s already marketing himself.


“This is probably going to spark a bunch of stuff and [Yankees media relations director Jason] Zillo is going to be mad at me, but it’s one of those things where it’s like, ‘Do you think you have the capability to start? Yes,’” Chamberlain said.

“Do I have four pitches that I can throw for a strike? Yes. Do I have two plus pitches in the bullpen that I can throw at any time? Yes. I guess I’m trying to have my cake and eat it, too. I feel like I’m good enough to do both. I’ve proven that I can do both.”

Do I have a mustache that looks mad creepy? Yes.

He actually didn’t say that last one, but he should have.

Translation: “I’m gonna get paid somewhere else.

Flashback: We wrote this about Joba in March 2010, after the faux 5th starter spring training competition