Tag Archives: Joe Girardi

Yankees will find out if they’re AL East contenders or pretenders

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For the last six weeks, the Yankees had played teams outside the American League East division, including wrapping up a long West Coast trip where the Yankees finished 5-4. However, the Yankees real test lies starting this week as they'll face opponents that they're quite familiar with, considering they play them about 19 times a ...

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Teixeira back in the lineup after being late scratch last night

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Before we get to the pregame notes, I'd like to wish every dad out there a very, very Happy Father's Day, including mine. If we're being honest, if it weren't for my dad, I never would have been interested in the New York Yankees and without his guidance, I could have very well ended up ...

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Beltran worries about production at the plate

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Carlos Beltran isn't in tonight's lineup against Scott Kazmir but it has nothing to do with his ailing elbow. Beltran has said he's felt relatively well when it came to his elbow, but the issue is he's not productive at the plate; Beltran is hitting only .129 with 10 K's in eight games. “I don’t feel ...

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Offense backs up Phelps as Yanks blank A’s 7-0

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Coming off a sweep against the Seattle Mariners, the Yankees had their sights set on taking the first game of a three-game set against the Oakland Athletics. David Phelps had a bounce back start and the Yankees offense came alive as they were able to defeat the A's 7-0 at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California. The ...

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Francisco Cervelli could return to Yankees tomorrow

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If you're going to watch tonight's game on YES, take a good look at John Ryan Murphy because tomorrow, he might not be here. Francisco Cervelli is eligible to come off the disabled list on Friday and unless the Yankees plan on designating either Alfonso Soriano or Kelly Johnson for assignment, the logical move would be ...

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Girardi keeps Jeter in No. 2 hole with hopes he’ll get on hot streak

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There has been conversation among Yankees fans that Derek Jeter should be dropped in the order due to his limited production this season. Fans have toyed with the idea of moving Jeter to the seven spot to give more productive hitters a chance to hit up in the order. However Joe Girardi isn't moving Jeter ...

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Asking if Yankees miss Cano is “not a fair question”

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Fans by now are aware of the most recent chapter of Robinson Cano's story: he left the Yankees for more money with the Seattle Mariners and the Yankees are now without a power hitting second basemen. So, does Robinson Cano believe the Yankees miss him? “I don’t know,” Cano said. “You have to ask them that question.” Okay...so Joe Girardi, ...

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Mark Teixeira gets regular day-off

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Mark Teixeira has had an eventful 2014 season to say the least; he's injured his hamstring, he's stated his legs felt like cement and had inflammation in his surgically repaired right wrist. With that being said, Joe Girardi figured that today would have been a great day to get Teixeira out of the lineup. “Just being proactive ...

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