Tag Archives: Joe Girardi

What would ‘The Boss’ think of the 2014 Yankees?

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George Steinbrenner passed away on July 13, 2010, and it was a devastating loss for the Yankees organization. Since Steinbrenner's death, the Yankees have shown resilience (2010, 2011, 2012) and mediocrity (2013, 2014) and during their years of mediocrity, you'd have to wonder what The Boss would think if he were here today. I grew up a New ...

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Phelps role up in the air as he progresses

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David Phelps hasn't felt pain in his triceps for a week and he anticipates to be back by the beginning of September, but with Michael Pineda back in the Yankees rotation and Shane Greene pitching so well, you'd have to wonder if Phelps role could be in the bullpen as the Yankees go down the ...

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Derek Jeter is once again the Yankees DH

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Derek Jeter has made it perfectly clear that he's not a fan of being the designated hitter. In fact, he said this last night: “I don’t DH much. You go in the cage between at-bats. That’s about it. It’s not something that I do a lot of. To be honest with you, I’m not sure how ...

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Masahiro Tanaka to throw off a mound tomorrow

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Masahiro Tanaka has been doing long toss since being cleared by the doctors office and tomorrow he's scheduled to take his next step in returning to the Yankees. Tanaka will throw a 25 pitch side session tomorrow and this could be the tell-tale sign of where the Yankees are with Tanaka. So far Tanaka has reported ...

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Kelley: Yankees should look at second wild card spot

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There's a fine line between being honest and being slapped in the face with a dose of harsh reality, and it's more troublesome when a player on your favorite team is the one slapping the fans in the face by telling them not to focus on the AL East lead. Shawn Kelley at the time knew ...

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Yankees enter three game series against first place Orioles

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The New York Yankees missed out on a opportunity to capitalize on gaining ground in the American League East race and now it looks as if it's going to take a showdown series in Baltimore to decide where the Yankees future lies. The Yankees are six games out of first coming into tonight and they are ...

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Yankees Notes: Teixeira, Pineda, Kuroda, Beltran

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Here are some notes and tidbits on the Yankees as they prepare for their series finale against the Cleveland Indians. Mark Teixeira: Ladies and gentlemen, Mark Teixeira is back in the lineup (for now). The Yankees still want him to get through BP but he's made progress since having the stitches in his pinkie. Girardi talked about ...

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Teixeira (still) out with pinky injury

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Mark Teixeira took a few dry swings and gripped a bat two days after injuring his pinkie finger while sliding into home plate and...he didn't make much progress. “Pretty painful,” Teixeira said. “But I’m going to go out, run around, stretch, hopefully some blood flow will help, get it warm. During the day, as the day ...

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