Tag Archives: Joe Girardi

Could Joe Girardi end up in the hot seat if 2015 goes awry?

Joe+Girardi+New+York+Yankees+v+Toronto+Blue+H3y71wmWT3Zl

Over the last two seasons, the Yankees have been a disappointment. They missed the postseason for two years in a row and witnessed legends hanging up their cleats for the final time in their legendary Hall-of-Fame careers. But lost in the two back-to-back seasons where the Yankees didn't make the postseason was Joe Girardi's impressive ...

Posted in Discussion, Editorial | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 44 Comments

Alex Rodriguez has to prove himself to earn playing time

Alex Rodriguez 6

As long as Alex Rodriguez is on this team, he has a spot on the Yankees roster. But if Rodriguez wants playing time, manager Joe Girardi said Rodriguez has to prove himself in order to be penciled in the lineup everyday. “He’s on our roster, but I think you have to prove yourself in a sense ...

Posted in Yankees News | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

Joe Girardi on Opening Day lineup, six-man rotation and more

Joe Girardi 9

Now that we had gotten a vague idea on the main topics of Joe Girardi's press conference (the rotation, Alex Rodriguez, etc.), we can finally dig a little deeper and review his thoughts on the issues that were speculated about. I had a few quotes of his jotted down in a notebook after watching his ...

Posted in Yankees News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Joe Girardi addresses the media for the first time this year

Joe+Girardi+Baltimore+Orioles+v+New+York+Yankees+o8Yhbe8U3zRl

Joe Girardi held his annual "State of the Yankees" address at camp this morning, and covered quite a few topics from players competing for playing time to Alex Rodriguez to the current state of the Yankees rotation. -- Girardi started the press conference by saying this year's Spring Training will be more of an open camp ...

Posted in Yankees News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Happy Spring Training!

Steinbrenner FIeld

Happy Spring Training everyone! Today the pitchers and catchers make their way to Tampa where they'll report for physicals and talk to the media. Joe Girardi is slated to begin his press conference with the media at around 11:00 a.m. and if you live in the Metropolitan area, you can watch the press conference on the ...

Posted in Yankees News | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

A week in review: Girardi, Moncada, Nova, Rodriguez and Spring Training

ivan-nova

As we get closer to Spring Training, the news for the Yankees seems to be almost non-existent. However, Joe Girardi mentioned he was looking to name a closer by the end of camp, Ivan Nova is making progress as he attempts to return from Tommy John Surgery, Alex Rodriguez officially scored a meeting with the ...

Posted in A Week In Review, Yankees News | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments

Joe Girardi wants to name closer by end of Spring Training

Joe+Girardi+New+York+Yankees+v+Toronto+Blue+H3y71wmWT3Zl

One of the major storylines I listed in yesterday's Spring Training article was the Yankees need in finding a closer to replace David Robertson and so far the Yankees have viable options in the pen such as Andrew Miller and Dellin Betances. While the Yankees current closing situation is listed as TBA, Girardi does plan ...

Posted in Yankees News | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Joe Girardi: Relationship with Alex Rodriguez is “good”

Yankees

While many in the baseball world have a strained relationship with third basemen Alex Rodriguez, there's one person in Rodriguez's corner as he's dealt with scandal after scandal: manager Joe Girardi. Girardi told the New York Daily News he and Rodriguez have kept in contact throughout the offseason and describes their relationship as "good", even with ...

Posted in Yankees News | Tagged , , | 3 Comments