Joba Chamberlain rumors: Diamondbacks make offer, more teams interested

Jim Rogash

The Diamondbacks might have found a replacement for the recently departed Heath Bell.

Free-agent pitcher Joba Chamberlain is attracting interest from multiple teams and has received an offer from the busy Arizona Diamondbacksaccording to ESPN's Buster Olney.

For more on the D-Backs, head over to: AZ Snakepit

The D-Backs offered the former New York Yankees reliever a one-year contract worth around $3 million, per Olney, on the same day they acquired Mark Trumbo from the Los Angeles Angels and made public their intention to leave the Winter Meetings with a new starting pitcher in the fold.

The Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, Colorado Rockies and Chicago Cubs are also interested in the 28-year-old right-hander, tweets Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal. Chamberlain posted a 4.93 ERA with 38 strikeouts and 26 walks in 42 innings for the Yankees in 2013. In parts of seven big-league seasons, the Nebraska native owns a career 3.85 ERA while striking out a batter per inning.

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