Tag Archives: Joe Girardi

AL East suffers another shake-up as Joe Maddon opts out of contract with Rays

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Since 2008, when the Yankees would visit Tampa in order to play the Tampa Bay Rays or when the Rays came to the Bronx to face the Yankees, one of the constants was seeing the "Battle of Joe's": Joe Girardi vs. Joe Maddon. Well, that won't happen next year as the American League East has ...

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Former Yankee Jayson Nix makes Royals World Series roster

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When Jayson Nix was with the Yankees, Joe Girardi always appreciated what he brought to the table. Whether it was his defense or the little bit in his bat that he had, Nix never failed to let Girard down. Girardi even gave him a special nickname aside from Nixy: "Jason Nix. Baseball Player." Being labeled a baseball ...

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Yankees need to find their way back to October

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The last time the New York Yankees played October baseball, terrible things happened. Derek Jeter broke his ankle, the team as a whole hit .157 which was second worst average to all 172 teams that competed in the ALCS since 1969 and Alex Rodriguez had to be benched because he was a strikeout machine. All those things resulted ...

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Report: Yankees near decision for new hitting coach

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As the Yankees attempt to fill the holes within their organization, the search for a new hitting coach could soon come to an end. According to George A. King III of the New York Post, the Yankees are near a decision for a new hitting coach. Dave Magadan spoke to the media and said the Yankees ...

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Report: Yankees interested in Bichette, Thames and Rowson for hitting coach position

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As the Yankees continue searching for a hitting coach to replace the recently fired Kevin Long, their 'persons' of interest' list keeps on growing. According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Yankees have shown interest to Dante Bichette, Marcus Thames and James Rowson for the vacant hitting coach position. The team interviewed Dave Magadan for the ...

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With Alex Rodriguez a Wild Card at third base, Yankees need to retain Chase Headley

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Alex Rodriguez is returning to the Yankees next season and many fans expect him to play third base. However, Rodriguez returning to third base doesn't seem as definitive as we all thought. Both Brian Cashman and Joe Girardi were hesitant to immediately place Rodriguez at third base, especially since he hadn't played at the position ...

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A week in review: Berra, Cashman, Headley, Kelleher, Long, Rodriguez, Teixeira, Qualifying Offers

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The second week of the offseason feature more action than last week; some news was surprising and some news was as to be expected. Here's the rundown of everything that happened this week. -- Hall of Fame catcher Yogi Berra's museum, located in Little Falls, New Jersey, was robbed, the thieves stealing several of Berra's World ...

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With Joe Girardi as manager, rookies are beginning to get a chance

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On October 9, 2013, the Yankees announced manager Joe Girardi had signed a four-year contract, and assuming he'll complete his entire deal in pinstripes, he'll have managed the New York Yankees for a full decade. Girardi has seen some changes since managing the team in 2008; he won one World Series championship, missed out on the postseason ...

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