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Joe Girardi believes Stephen Drew will rebound from 2014 season

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The Yankees are banking on a bounce back season from infielder Stephen Drew, which explained why the Yankees gave him a one-year, $5 Million contract earlier this month. One person who believes Drew will have a rebound year is manager Joe Girardi, who explained lack of Spring Training could of been the reason for Drew's horrid ...

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

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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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Hot Stove: Yankees announce 2015 major league coaching staff

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Just days after listing the 2015 minor league coaching staff, the Yankees announced the 2015 major league coaching staff and the new acquisitions aren't the only changes the Yankees made. Manager: Joe Girardi Hitting Coach: Jeff Pentland and Alan Cockrell Pitching Coach: Larry Rothschild Bullpen Coach: Gary Tuck Bench Coach: Rob Thomson First Base Coach: Tony Pena Third Base Coach: Joe Espada The Yankees moved Tony Pena from the bench ...

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Mariano Rivera suggests Dellin Betances for the closer role

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When the Yankees let David Robertson go to the Chicago White Sox via free agency, it became evident they were going to need a new closer. Manager Joe Girardi said he wasn't going to put labels on the closer role until Spring Training, but ex-Yankee Mariano Rivera has an idea on who could take over the ...

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Hot Stove: Joe Girardi’s not going to rush in naming a closer

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David Robertson is no longer in the Yankees fold as they prepare for the 2015 season, and if there's one glaring position the Yankees need to fill, it's the closer role. However, Joe Girardi isn't going to rush naming a closer as he believes the Yankees have the arms capable of getting the job done. “I ...

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Brian Cashman and Joe Girardi talk A-Rod, Robertson and more

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Brian Cashman and Joe Girardi spoke to the media during the second day of the Winter Meetings and of course, the topics that came up were ex-Yankee David Robertson, Alex Rodriguez and if the Yankees were pursuing Jon Lester and Max Scherzer. -- Brian Cashman said the Yankees were never going to sign both Andrew Miller ...

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Five things from the 2014 season I’m thankful for

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With the football games just about over and after spending a day with family and friends, it's time to list a few things I'm thankful happened during the 2014 season. The list is in no particular order and I won't tell it with just words--I'll add some video clips to go along with it. 5. Brett Gardner's power ...

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Throwback Thursday: Joe Girardi triples in Game 6 of 1996 World Series

On November 20, 1995, the Yankees traded a minor leaguer and a player to be named later for a young man named Joe Girardi. Legend has it, Girardi had a decent playing career and he eventually became the manager of the New York Yankees, propelling them to their 27th World Series title in 2009. We all ...

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