LINCOLN, Neb. — The Lincoln
Journal-Star is reporting that the mother of New York Yankees pitcher
Joba Chamberlain has been sentenced to four years of probation for a
felony drug charge.
According to the newspaper, Lancaster
County District Judge Jodi Nelson said Monday that probation was
appropriate for Jackie Standley because of her relatively clean record
and efforts to address her substance abuse problem.
The 45-year-old Standley was arrested
last May after selling a gram of methamphetamine to an undercover
officer in Lincoln. She pleaded no contest last fall to delivering a
Nelson says it appears that Standley
had taken her treatment for substance abuse and mental health issues
Chamberlain played college baseball