According to multiple media reports, the New York Yankees have made pending free-agent manager Joe Girardi an offer on a contract to keep the highly sought after manager in the Bronx, and now the team is waiting on Girardi’s decision.
The details of the offer are unknown for now, but we do know that it will likely be a significant increase over the current amount he’s making. Currently Girardi is finishing up a three-year, $9 million deal that is set to expire at the end of this month.
Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News says that a source close to the negations, has said the Yankees have made a “very generous” offer to Girardi, and Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York has said that the contract would be an increase over his current contract, but certainly not at the level of the $7 million Joe Torre was once making while with the Bronx Bombers.
The parameters of the deal are, however, expected to be in the $4-$5 million range, and it would make him the second highest-paid manager in the...