Tag Archives: Joe Girardi

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 theĀ 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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Tanaka takes the hill in series finale vs. Jays

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Earlier this morning, I voiced my concerns on the Yankees using Masahiro Tanaka for today and if all goes well at Fenway Park in Boston. While everyone is concerned about Tanaka, Joe Girardi insists that this is the only way the team could get a look at him and make sure he's ready for next ...

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Jacoby Ellsbury likely done for season with hamstring injury

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Jacoby Ellsbury left the game after the fourth inning with a hamstring injury and if you're a Jacoby Ellsbury fan, you might not like the news I'm about to give you. During his post game press conference, Joe Girardi said there was a "distinct chance" Ellsbury would be done for the season after tests showed he ...

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Masahiro Tanaka prepares for start on Sunday, despite the risks

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Masahiro Tanaka was spotted throwing in the outfield earlier this afternoon and his main goal is for him to be ready for his start on Sunday, his first start since being diagnosed with a UCL tear. There's a chance the Yankees could postpone Tommy John Surgery or there's a chance Tanaka's elbow will blow out. ...

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