Derek Jeter Out of Lineup Again, Cause for Concern?

Derek Jeter sat out Saturday’s game against the Boston Red Sox because it was a day game after a night game, according to Yankees manager Joe Girardi. Girardi even made a somewhat controversial statement when asked why he chose to have Jeter sit out. “Well first of all, it’€™s what, April 13? As I said, I have to manage him with a focus of winning games and keeping him healthy...
Via Standing O Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Breakdown: Who will fill the current MLB managerial vacancies?

With Joe Girardi officially back in New York and Mike Scioscia and Jerry DiPoto hugging it out in Los Angeles/Anaheim/does it really matter anymore, we head into mid-October with four open managerial positions. With that in mind, I’ve decided to creative a managerial wish-list for each team based on the following criteria: 1.      A list of the top four candidates, compiling...
Via The Outside Corner
October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs shift gears after Girardi stays with Yankees

The Chicago Cubs' search for a manager will steer in another direction after the New York Yankees announced Wednesday in a tweet that Joe Girardi agreed to a four-year contract through 2017. Girardi a former Cubs player was the focus of the Cubs' pursuit after firing Dale Sveum on Sept. 30. They will now place their focus on a group of candidates that includes former major...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Here are 3 on Mariners' wish list -- and guess what, none is Joe Girardi

Hey here's a switch. Joe Girardi does not top at least one team's managerial wish list. The Mariners have composed a very long "short" list of perhaps 20 or more names but Girardi's name is nowhere to be found. That of course is not because they don't view Girardi as a very good manager but very likely because they understand the six-year Yankees manager...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs would likely outbid Yankees for Joe Girardi

Joe Girardi likely can get more years and money to manage the Cubs but that would mean his future would be dancing in the wind at least until Nov. 1 because his Yankees managerial contract doesn’t end until Oct. 31. After the final game of a disappointing season Girardi said he wanted to resolve his situation with the Yankees quickly. Last week the Yankees presented Girardi...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees Make Big Offer to Joe Girardi

The Yankees are waiting for Joe Girard's decision on whether he will return for the 2014 season. The Yankees have officially offered Girardi a contract, and he is taking time to discuss his future with his family. The contract is reportedly between $4-$5 million per year, but it's unknown how many years the Yankees are offering. If the sources are correct, Girardi...
October 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Joe Girardi not interested in Reds or Nationals managerial jobs?

With the Cincinnati Reds firing manager Dusty Baker earlier today, there was speculation that the Reds could pursue Yankees manager Joe Girardi. Another team interested in Joe Girardi is the Washington Nationals. They plan to ask the New York Yankees for permission to interview Girardi about their managerial opening, but are unlikely to receive permission. It doesn't appear...
Via MLB Injury News
October 04, 2013  |  1 Comment

Report: Cubs have 'serious interest' in Yankees manager Joe Girardi

The Chicago Cubs fired manager Dale Sveum on Monday and the front office has just begun its search for his replacement, but there is already a name at the top of the list. The Cubs reportedly have “serious interest” in current New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi. Girardi’s contract with the Yankees is up on October 31 and the team is moving quickly to lock him up and ensure...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
October 02, 2013  |  1 Comment

Joe Girardi leading Cubs Manager candidate as Sveum axed

It’s rather likely right now that Joe Girardi will leave the New York Yankees in order to manage the Chicago Cubs? It was reported last Friday that if the Cubs were interested in talking to Joe Girardi, he certainly would listen. Also, the consensus surrounding the Cubs was that they would not fire Dale Sveum until/if they knew Girardi was ready to come to Chicago. They just fired...
Via The Sports Bank
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Young Yankee fan throws Girardi ball away

A young New York Yankee fan threw away a baseball that was handed to him by Yankees manager Joe Girardi during last night's game in Kansas City against the Royals. Your browser does not support iframes. In the bottom of the ninth inning, Girardi gave the ball to a boy wearing a Yankee hat who was sitting within reach of the Yankee dugout. However, after holding the ball for...
Via Holdout Sports
May 05, 2012  |  Discuss

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