Tag Archives: Joe Girardi

Brett Gardner was offered Derek Jeter’s old locker


It's become quite obvious no one can replace Derek Jeter in the clubhouse or on the field, but one day someone is going to have to take his vacant locker, the same locker he occupied for the last 19 seasons. The question is, who? The Yankees answered that question on Friday when equipment manager Rob ...

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Joe Girardi not amused with Brett Gardner climbing over the wall

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During today's 3-2 win against the Houston Astros, one of the most talked about stories after the game was Brett Gardner hopping over the center field wall to retrieve Chris Young's glove after Young lost it on a two-run home run by Chris Carter. However, while most people found it comical, Joe Girardi wasn't amused ...

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Yankees head to Lakeland to take on Tigers

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After last night's 7-3 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies, the Yankees are taking the bus ride to Lakeland where they'll play the Detroit Tigers in an afternoon matinee. But let's go over a few notes before this afternoon's game. Brendan Ryan is in the lineup for the first time this Spring. He missed the last two ...

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Yankees play third straight night game vs. Phillies


While yesterday's game was exciting--and taxing, tonight's is a whole new ball game...mainly because the Yankees play their third straight night game. Before we move onto tonight's game, let's discuss everything that happened last night. Masahiro Tanaka once again looked great last night, giving up no runs in 3.2 innings. Tanaka didn't say much about his ...

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Spring Training Notes: Ellsbury, roster cuts and rotation


Following last night's game, the Yankees made a few more roster cuts, the Yankees released a plan on when they want to get Jacoby Ellsbury into a game and this morning announced the rotation for the next few days. Here's some quick Spring Training notes: -- The Yankees made five more cuts following last night's game, ...

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Who will start on Opening Day?


With Opening Day around the corner, Joe Girardi has options on who will take the hill for the first outing of the season. He could go with his Opening Day starter of the last six seasons in CC Sabathia, or he could choose another starter, possibly Masahiro Tanaka. While many are speculating who could be ...

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Yankees impressed with Nathan Eovaldi this Spring


When Nathan Eovaldi came to camp this Spring, the Yankees had a vague idea of what they were to expect of him. They expected Eovaldi to throw at least 98 MPH, they expected him to have a dazzling fastball and they expected him to work on his breaking pitches. After three starts and a first-hand ...

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Yankees send out potential Opening Day lineup vs. Rays

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For the first time this Spring, all nine starters are in the lineup at the same time, and at first glance, the lineup looks pretty deep. There's speed at the top, power in the middle and the guys that could be full of surprises at the bottom. The starter for today's game is Michael Pineda ...

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