Tag Archives: Joe Girardi

This is the wrong time for bad news

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  For the last few weeks, the Yankees hottest hitter has been Jacoby Ellsbury, but if there's anything we learned this season is that nothing can really go right for the Yankees. Ellsbury suffered a sprained ankle and if it were earlier in the season, Joe Girardi would have placed him on the disabled list. The ...

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Yankees Injury Notes: Ellsbury, Tanaka

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Here are some morning injury notes regarding some of the Yankees coming into this afternoon's matinee against the Toronto Blue Jays. Jacoby Ellsbury: Well, the lineup's not out yet but don't expect to see Obi-Wan Jacoby in there this afternoon against the Blue Jays. Joe Girardi said Ellsbury hurt his ankle during the ninth inning of last night's ...

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Masahiro Tanaka throws a simulated game

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This morning, Masahiro Tanaka threw a simulated game for three innings and 49 pitches. While he admits his control wasn't great, he says he felt no pain, which is the most important thing. “I’m looking more at health than anything else and making sure he’s not staying away from things,” Joe Girardi said. “He did not, ...

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Joe Girardi accepts ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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The Yankees play a matinee game this afternoon and instead of Justin Verlander on the mound for the Tigers, they're going to face LHP Kyle Lobstein, who is making his Major League Debut. However, before we get into today's series finale, let's start the day with another ALS Ice Bucket Challenge video. Yankees skipper Joe Girardi ...

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Brett Gardner’s back (but he’s hitting 8th in the order)

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Let's start with the good news and then we'll go to the bad news. Good News: Brett Gardner is back in the Yankees lineup. Bad News: Brett Gardner is hitting eighth in the order. Is Joe Girardi going to stick with Gardner lower in the order and Jacoby Ellsbury in the lead-off spot? The answer is...no. See, Girardi's lineup is ...

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Shawn Kelley’s latest internet find a good luck charm for Yankees

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  Last week, Shawn Kelley was browsing the internet and had a tab opened to Amazon.com, trying to find his latest purchase. He happened to come across a horse mask, worth $19.32 and had a rating of 4.5 stars. He figured he would buy the mask, just to garner a few laughs in the Yankees clubhouse. Instead, ...

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2014 is the ‘Year of Injuries’ for Mark Teixeira

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Back, groin, leg, lat, wrist and fingers.  If you looked at the words above, you would think we're taking a test on the different parts of the human body. Unfortunately, that's not the case. The list above is all the injuries Mark Teixeira has faced this season, and it continued last night when he missed the ...

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Gardner and Ellsbury sit vs. Sale…with injuries

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The Yankees are facing the White Sox ace Chris Sale today in the final game of this three game set and if there's one thing the Yankees lineup is lacking, it's their main lefty hitters. Brian McCann, Brett Gardner and Jacoby Ellsbury all weren't in the lineup, but in the case of Gardner and Ellsbury, ...

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