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Report: Jason Giambi retires from baseball after 20 seasons


Ex-Yankee Jason Giambi has finally hung up his cleats as he announced to the New York Daily News he's retiring from baseball after 20 seasons. Following the retirement news, he released the following statement: “After 20 seasons, I have decided to officially announce my retirement as a Major League Baseball player. “I really want to thank my ...

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Top 10 Yankees under Joe Torre and Joe Girardi ranked by WAR


There are many ways to determine how valuable a player is to a team. You could judge by home runs, RBI's, OBP or slugging percentage. But one of the surefire ways to determine how valuable a player is, is by their WAR (Wins Above Replacement). Of course, WAR isn't perfect and old school baseball analysts ...

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Pena interviews with Boston, Giambi with Colorado

Yankees bench coach Tony Pena interviewed with the Red Sox for their managerial opening yesterday, according to George King of the NY Post and former Yankee Jason Giambi interviewed with the Rockies for their open position, according to Troy Renck of the Denver Post. Pena formerly managed the Royals from 2002 through 2005 and won the ...

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Red Sox are not the only ones Drinking in the Dugout

Apparently Roger Clemens and Jason Giambi did too. Via Teri Thompson and Michael O'Keeffe of the NY Daily News: According to the two veteran clubhouse insiders interviewed by The News, it wouldn't be unusual for players to imbibe, even during games. According to one of the insiders, Jason Giambi and Roger Clemens would routinely drink beer on the ...

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What Does 2010 ALCS Loss Mean For 2011 Yankees?

What do the years 2001, 2003, and 2010 all now have in common? They all involve deep playoff runs and subsequent disappointing playoff exits for the New York Yankees. Following the 2001 and 2003 seasons, the Yankees acquired a dynamic hitter and veteran pitcher in each off-season, Jason Giambi and Mike Mussina after '01 and Alex Rodriguez and ...

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Former Yankees in Pictures

I was checking some new pictures of former Yankees. They look pretty weird so I thought I'd pass them along. Apparently the Yankees were keeping a lot of players from growing facial hair, especially Jason Giambi. We've got Johnny Damon in a Detroit Tigers uniform: Austin Jackson in a Detroit Tigers uniform (I like Granderson, but it ...

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Former Yankees On The Move

The Rockies and Jason Giambi are close to agreeing on a one-year contract, according to ESPN.After struggling with Oakland, Giambi made the move to the National League and hit .292 in 17 games as a pinch-hitter and backup first baseman. The Phillies signed pitcher Jose Contreras to a one-year deal, according to Matt Gelb of ...

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This Day in Yankees History


December 13, 2001 - In a move that would perhaps be an omen for the next seven years, the Yankees signed Jason Giambi to a seven-year $120 million deal. The slow footed, overpaid, and soon to be outed steroid user would come to be the embodiment of what went wrong with the team over this ...

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