The New York Yankees say reliever Joba Chamberlain has had surgery after dislocating his right ankle while with his son at a play area. There is no timetable for his return.If you have a weak stomach you may want to avoid reading the next part.
General manager Brian Cashman said Friday that Chamberlain had surgery Thursday night and will be hospitalized for at least a few days.
Cashman says the accident happened Thursday afternoon while Chamberlain and his son were at a Tampa-area spot that has trampoline equipment. The team is not saying whether Chamberlain was using any of the equipment.
Bone broke through the skin during the dislocation. Chamberlain is scheduled for an MRI exam and CT scan Friday. He is already returning from elbow ligament replacement surgery.Wow, what a terrible break for Joba and the Yanks.