Tag Archives: Joe Girardi

Masahiro Tanaka gets one last start before offseason

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Masahiro Tanaka's first season as a New York Yankee has had it's ups and it's downs. His season reached an up when he returned from the UCL tear and dominated the Toronto Blue Jays. Now in his final start of 2014, Tanaka hopes to keep the trend going before beginning a hopefully normal winter. “It should ...

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Derek Jeter decides to take day off

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After last night's heroics and an emotional farewell to Yankee Stadium, Joe Girardi left what happened this weekend entirely up to Derek Jeter. He gets to decide where he hits, what position he wants to play and if he wants to manage. Jeter's first request? He wanted the night off. “I think he’s going to take ...

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Derek Jeter has Hollywood ending to Yankee Stadium career

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Derek Jeter's entire career has been like a Hollywood movie; just when you think Jeter can't top himself, he does. Everyone was wondering how Derek Jeter's final game in Yankees pinstripes would end. Would Derek Jeter cry on the field? Would he continue to have a stoic demeanor as he's had for years past? Well, ...

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Jeter will keep his emotions in check until after the game

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Derek Jeter did his usual routine when he walked into Yankee Stadium earlier this afternoon, but as anyone could figure this wasn't just any game for him; this was his last home game...ever. He'll only have one more chance to don the pinstripes, to lead the team onto the field and to get his own ...

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Yankees officially eliminated from postseason contention

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It was something the fans knew for the last few weeks and today it became a reality: The Yankees were eliminated from postseason contention after falling to the Baltimore Orioles 9-5. With the Yankees being eliminated, Joe Girardi declared Carlos Beltran and Jacoby Ellsbury have been shut down for the remainder of the season and ...

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What will the Yankees do for Derek Jeter’s final home game?

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Last year, the Yankees caught Mariano Rivera off-guard in the final home game of his career when the team sent Andy Pettitte and Derek Jeter to the mound in order to make a pitching change. Rivera was so overcome with emotion that he wept on the mound for a heartbreaking five minutes. Fast forward to a ...

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Masahiro Tanaka confident he can pitch next season

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The Yankees were pleased with Masahiro Tanaka's performance last night, but they were more than relieved when he arrived at the ballpark earlier this afternoon and had no arm pain whatsoever. In fact, he was spotted playing catch in the outfield as if he never missed a beat, just preparing for his next and last ...

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Now Yankees sit and wait with Tanaka

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Yesterday, Masahiro Tanaka made his first start since early July, going 5.1 innings while only surrendering a run with four strikeouts. Aside from the first inning where there was understandably some rust, he looked like the Tanaka the Yankees had seen in the first half of the season. Now, the Yankees have to wait until ...

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