Expected to go as high as a top ten pick overall prior to the draft, University of Nebraska right-handed pitcher Joba Chamberlain fell to the Yankees in the supplemental first round this past June.
Drafted 41st overall, Chamberlain went 6-5 with a 3.93 ERA this past season for the Cornhuskers with 102 strikeouts in just 89 1/3 innings pitched after striking out 130 batters in 118 2/3 innings and posting a 10-2 record with a 2.81 ERA a year ago.
Chamberlain will report to the Yankees' Instructional League this fall to begin workouts with the Yankees.
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