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JOE GIRARDI RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Joe Girardi blasted Yanks before Jeter's final game

Before Derek Jeter’s emotional final game at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, manager Joe Girardi absolutely shredded the team. According to a report from ESPN New York, the Yankee skipper was not pleased about his club missing the playoffs for the second straight year, and he ripped some of his players for being overweight and some for not being “hungry” enough to make a playoff...
Via The Outside Corner
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Alfonso Soriano Designed for Assignment

New York Yankees’ outfield Alfonso Soriano just hasn’t been himself this year. In fact, he’s been so bad that manager Joe Girardi has designated the 38-year-old outfielder for assignment. Girardi said Soriano has been DFA’d — Mark Feinsand (@FeinsandNYDN) July 6, 2014 Soriano has struggled at the plate, hitting just .221 with 6 home runs and 23 RBIs in 67 games. Girardi...
Via Standing O Sports
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Don Zimmer remembered fondly by Yankees after game (VIDEO)

The Yankees not only lost a game Wednesday night to the Oakland A's at Yankee Stadium, more importantly, they lost a valued member of the team's family.During the game, the players and manager Joe Girardi learned of the death of former Yankees bench coach and mentor to many — Don Zimmer.Your browser does not support iframes.After the game, an emotional Girardi and Derek Jeter talked...
Via The Other Paper
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Ichiro wants to be emergency pitcher for Yankees and Joe Girardi is open to it

Ichiro Suzuki has long expressed an interest in pitching later in his career, and he continues to make a push to appear on the mound. The Yankees used 21 players in a 13-inning win over the Cubs on Wednesday. That means all but their four starting pitchers who had the off day appeared in the […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Joe Girardi delivers epic tirade while getting tossed

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi delivered an epic tirade after getting ejected for justifiably arguing a terrible strike call by home plate umpire Laz Diaz during the eighth inning of Monday night's game in Anaheim.It happened with bases loaded and no outs with the game tied at 1-1 and Brett Gardner at the plate. Diaz called the 1-0 pitch a strike even though it was below the...
Via Holdout Sports
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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
April 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Girardi says he would be fine with openly gay player on Yankees

NEW YORK -- With NFL prospect Michael Sam’s announcement earlier this week that he is gay, the sports world is abuzz with conversations about whether leagues are ready for an openly gay player. Major League Baseball is no exception. On Tuesday, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports wrote about the results of his survey of seven Major League team presidents and general managers - including...
Via The Outside Corner
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Girardi makes ridiculously cheesy comment during Ellsbury presser

.@JacobyEllsbury receives his @Yankees pinstripes: pic.twitter.com/Rp4n7TSh8T — MLB (@MLB) December 13, 2013 The New York Yankees held a press conference on Friday at Yankee Stadium where the team’s latest high-profile, high-buck free agent acquisition, Jacoby Ellsbury, was formally introduced. It was announced during the presser that Ellsbury will switch from his customary No...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Harkey, Stottlemyre complete Diamondbacks staff

The Arizona Diamondbacks have completed their coaching staff by naming Mike Harkey pitching coach and Mel Stottlemyre Jr. bullpen coach. Harkey has held various coaching positions the past 14 seasons with San Diego, the Florida Marlins, Chicago Cubs and New York Yankees. He was Joe Girardi's bullpen coach with the Yankees the past six seasons. Harkey pitched in 131 games with the...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss
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