Tag Archives: Joe Girardi

Girardi sticks with the same lineup for three days straight


If you had the lineup card for the last three days, you'll notice the lineup hasn't changed--at all. Joe Girardi ran the same lineup out there for the last three days with hopes of getting the ball rolling. It's worked for the last two days and now Girardi is hoping that it will work again ...

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2014 Yankees mid-season report cards: Bench and Management

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  For the final installment of the 2014 Yankees mid-season report cards, we take you to the Yankees bench and the management. How will the two bench players and the Yankees management fair? Let's take a look. Yangervis Solarte: Solarte was the feel good story in Spring Training: he spent eight years in the minor leagues, was a ...

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Francis has no clear-cut role with the Yankees


Jeff Francis is slated to be with the Yankees sometime this weekend, but as of right now he doesn't have a clear-cut role with the team. “Obviously he’s a guy that was stretched out but he is not now,” Joe Girardi said. “He’s a guy that’s probably in the 30-to-40-pitch range right now. We’ll talk to ...

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Tanaka flies to Seattle to see Dr. Ahmad

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Dr. Chris Ahmad is at a conference in Seattle this week, so that means Masahiro Tanaka will have to take a plane from New York to Seattle in order for Dr. Ahmad to see the MRI results. Joe Girardi has the results, but he's not going to disclose his findings until the team doctor has taken a ...

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Tanaka’s injury a big blow to the rotation


When the Yankees were drawing the map on their rotation during Spring Training, they were touted as having one of the best rotations in baseball. Fast-forward to July 10 and they had lost 80% of their rotation; Masahiro Tanaka being the latest blow. Dr. Chris Ahmad would evaluate Tanaka--but he's in Seattle for an orthopedic ...

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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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