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Lingering bad blood between Youk and Joba

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08:08 AM ET 01.23 | So much for olive branches. Kevin Youkilis never had a problem letting Joba Chamberlain know how he felt on the field, but he's giving him the silent treatment now. Chamberlain -- who had a longtime feud with Youkilis while the third baseman was on the Red Sox -- said the new Yankee never returned the voicemail the pitcher left him after Youkilis signed with the Bombers in December. Is it lingering bad blood or just bad cell phone service? We probably won't know until the new teammates -- or is it frenemies? -- actually talk to each other. "I did everything I can do," said Chamberlain, who was in town to pick up a charity award. "I can't control what Kevin Youkilis does, I can only control what I do and, you know what, we'll go on from there."

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January 23, 2013  08:27 AM ET

This should make for an interesting spring training.

January 23, 2013  08:36 AM ET
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This should make for an interesting spring training.

Youk better hope Joba doesn't pitch BP.

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January 23, 2013  08:44 AM ET

regardless if they are friends or not, now they most fight for the same cause,,,

January 23, 2013  08:46 AM ET

They're similar in the sense they are both bad at baseball.

January 23, 2013  08:49 AM ET

Youk should have went to LA.

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January 23, 2013  08:51 AM ET
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I wonder which one of these fatties will get hurt and go on the DL first.

I'm going to say Jobo.

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January 23, 2013  08:57 AM ET
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Has he been getting on the trampolines again?

It's part of his clown training regimen.

January 23, 2013  09:01 AM ET
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I'm going to say Jobo.

He will probably slip on a puddle of sweat left behind by Youk and break his leg.

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January 23, 2013  09:02 AM ET
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It's part of his clown training regimen.

I feel bad for the trampoline.

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January 23, 2013  09:03 AM ET
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He will probably slip on a puddle of sweat left behind by Youk and break his leg.

The Yankees should have Youkilis wear a doo-rag that absorbs sweat.

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