New York Yankees defeat Tampa Bay Rays, 6-2

ST. PETERSBURG - If the Yankees were thinking about including Joba Chamberlain in a deal for Roy Halladay, they might want to think again.

With George Steinbrenner watching from a luxury suite, Chamberlain allowed only three hits over eight shutout innings, leading the Yanks to a 6-2 win at Tropicana Field.

"It's good to see him here and good to get a win," said Chamberlain, who whiffed five and walked only two in his second straight impressive start. "I had heard st...

TAMPA - After the most dominating performance of Joba Chamberlain's much-debated career as a starter, the timing should be perfect to write something cute like: So who needs Roy Halladay?

Only it couldn't be more misleading.

Chamberlain was Halladay-esque, all right, in shutting down the Rays in a 6-2 victory Wednesday night, pitching eight shutout innings as he suddenly seems to be coming of age as a starter.

But that only adds to the Joba dilemma. More innings e...