Bullpen Management A Challenging Task For Girardi

New York Yankee fans across the world will never forget their dynasty years from 1996 to 2001. One of the pinnacle moments that stem from that tenure came at the hands of the current manager, Joe Girardi. In Game 6 of the 1996 World Series against the Atlanta Braves, Girardi hit a triple over the head of the leaping center fielder to score Paul O’Neill and give the Yankees the...
Via The Sports Quotient
October 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: ‘Weekend-long bender’ prompted CC Sabathia’s rehab

A weekend of excessive drinking led to CC Sabathia to announce he would not be joining his teammates in the postseason and instead will seek in-patient treatment for alcohol abuse, reports the New York Post. Sources say that the New York Yankees pitcher realized he needed help during the team’s final regular season road trip in Baltimore last weekend, during which he spent a...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Girardi concerned about A-Rod being fatigued

Alex Rodriguez is starting to come to life after a dreadful August, but Yankees manager Joe Girardi is still concerned about him. In fact, Girardi is worried that the 40-year-old DH might be fatigued. “There are some concerns there of fatigue, of course,” manager Joe Girardi said Wednesday via “But we need him now.”...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Girardi Fails, Bird Soars As Yankees Even Jays Series

Joe Girardi owes Greg Bird at least a nice dinner, right? With one swing of the bat, the rookie bailed out his manager after Girardi made some questionable decisions.  As a result, the Yankees got a win in a crucial series against the Toronto Blue Jays. After the Yankees missed a crucial opportunity for insurance runs in the top of the 9th inning (running themselves into a 9-2...
Via Lady At The Bat
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Girardi wants best-of-three Wild Card Game format

Unless the New York Yankees can overtake the Toronto Blue Jay's 4.5 game lead in the AL East in the next 15 games, the Bronx Bombers are going to have to settle for the first Wild Card spot — meaning a they'll be in a one-game playoff on Oct. 6 with the next-best team to advance to the division series. They currently lead the Wild Card by 3.5 games.And after Friday's 5-1 loss...
Via The Other Paper
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Girardi sympathizes with Bowles in wake of Geno fiasco

By Jason Rowan Putting out fires, repairing rifts between players and mediating beefs while attempting to maintain some semblance of order in a clubhouse or locker room are just a few of the many responsibilities tasked to a manager or head coach. This is why New York Yankees skipper Joe Girardi feels for New York Jets head coach Todd Bowles and the nightmarish scenario he will...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Girardi set to release sci-fi baseball game app

By Sam Galanis  It turns out Joe Girardi isn’t just the manager of the New York Yankees. He’s an app designer now, too. Girardi had an idea back in 2013 to make a family-oriented, baseball-themed game that he could play with his kids after seeing how much time they spent playing apps. And on Aug. 5, the skipper will release his sci-fi baseball game, “Portalball.” “It...
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Gardner not a fan of Yankees' awkward All-Star bid campaign

Brett Gardner is among the five players in the American League whose 2015 MLB All-Star Game fate will be determined by this week’s online “Final Vote” process. The New York Yankees, like most teams, are attempting to do their part to get one of their own onto the roster, mostly through an aggressive — and...Read More The post Brett Gardner not a fan of Yankees’ awkward...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

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

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

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