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According to a story via ESPN, the New York Yankees have decided to bring back manager Joe Girardi, even though the team missed the playoffs this season.
Joe Girardi has signed a four-year contract to return as the New York Yankees‘ manager, the team announced Wednesday.
Girardi, who turns 49 later this month, managed the Yankees to an 85-77 record this past season, his sixth with the team.
There were rumors that a few teams were interested in securing the services of Girardi, so the Yankees did well to put that speculation to rest early.
Girardi gets $16M for 4 yrs plus bonuses
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) October 9, 2013
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All across the field, the New York Yankees will have questions to answer. But now that the Yanks have re-signed manager Joe Girardi to four-year deal, the next big task for the Yankees will be to bring back their best player in Robinson Cano. In 2013, Cano was the Bombers’ best player, and they’ll need him back for next season.
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New York Yankees inherited owner Hal Steinbrenner was on the Mike Francesa Show yesterday, and all I can say is he still doesn’t get it.
Hal Steinbrenner thanking the fans… (Photo credit: JeffreyPutman)
Hal acknowledged that the 2013 season was a disappointment.
He also admitted that the Yankees development within their farm system has not panned out as they were hoping.
Hank Steinbrenner wants Joe Girardi to remain with the New York Yankees and is awaiting the manager's decision on a new contract.
Girardi's current deal expires at the end of the month, and the team offered a new agreement last week.
''It's up to him now,'' Steinbrenner, the team's co-chairman, said Tuesday.
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Don’t worry Yankees fans, Joe Girardi won’t be leaving the Bronx in the offseason.
The veteran manager, who led New York to a World Series championship in 2009 and has reached the playoffs in four of his six seasons with the club, agreed to a four-year, $16 million deal on Wednesday to remain in pinstripes, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports.
Girardi’s previous contract...
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