Tag Archives: Joe Girardi

Brett Gardner out with mild abdominal strain


While Masahiro Tanaka was the main source of news today, there was another injury in the Yankees clubhouse. Brett Gardner wasn't in the starting lineup this evening due to a mild abdominal strain. He said he felt it during last night's game and was afraid it was a hernia, although he never had a hernia before. He ...

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Brian McCann responds to former hitting coach Terry Pendelton’s comments


When Brian McCann read the New York Post article regarding Terry Pendleton's (McCann's former hitting coach with the Braves) comments, he was shocked. The article stated McCann's offensive struggles were probably due to the big contract hanging over his head and that McCann would "never be comfortable" playing in New York City. McCann spoke to the ...

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Joe Girardi won’t rule out another chance for Shane Greene to start


After the game last night, Joe Girardi was asked about the rookie on the mound who had been originally called up just to spot start after Vidal Nuno was traded. Shane Greene wasn't supposed to contain so much buzz around him, but he did. He carried a no-hitter into the fifth inning and earned the win ...

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Carlos Beltran has swelling in his knee

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If you saw the lineup this evening and saw Brian McCann as the designated hitter, there's a reason for that: Carlos Beltran has a knee injury. Beltran sent Joe Girardi a text message prior to batting practice to further explain his knee injury. Girardi then explained to reporters what was the issue. “He had a little swelling ...

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Girardi reflects on Soriano being DFA’d

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If you've been following along with the blog this morning, the Yankees had made two separate transactions; one that doesn't really affect the roster until Wednesday and one that affects the roster effective immediately. Vidal Nuno was sent to the Diamondbacks for Brandon McCarthy and Alfonso Soriano was designated for assignment to put Bruce Billings ...

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Morning Notes: Anna, Billings, McCann, Soriano


Good morning everyone! Today's a pretty big day; not only is it the series finale between the Yankees and the Twins but tonight we'll find out the players who are going to the All-Star Game (you can find that in a post later this evening on the blog). For now, let's start the day off ...

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Brian McCann and Brett Gardner out of today’s lineup

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First off, I apologize for the pregame notes being five/six innings late. I had a slight emergency but with everything cleared up, I now have time to write out the notes and publish it. As it turns out, Brian McCann coming out of the lineup was the Yankees main news of the afternoon. Here's a ...

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Girardi’s faith in Roberts pays off


It might have been just for one day, but Joe Girardi's faith in Brian Roberts paid off yesterday as he went 4-for-5 with three doubles and a triple. Girardi told reporters after the post game yesterday that Roberts had been hitting the ball better than what his numbers were suggesting, and that was the reason Girardi ...

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