Tue, 18 Feb 2014 11:22:10 -0800
New York Yankees OF Jacoby Ellsbury said manager Joe Girardi told him he will lead off in the lineup and play center field for the team.
Sat, 15 Feb 2014 06:17:47 -0800
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi was not aware of SS Derek Jeter's plans to retire after the 2014 season. "I think we were all a little bit taken by it," Girardi said. "You are never sure how someone is going to do it, but I had no inkling that is what he was thinking, so I was little taken aback by it. ... In the [Facebook] article he had written about how it is more difficult to get ready, and when it becomes more than a job than just playing, then it is something [he has] to think about.
Sat, 09 Nov 2013 12:36:46 -0800
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi's entire coaching staff will return for the 2014 season. The coaches include bench coach Tony Pena, hitting coach Kevin Long, pitching coach Larry Rothschild, first-base coach Mick Kelleher, third-base coach Rob Thomson and bullpen coach Mike Harkey.
Wed, 09 Oct 2013 12:17:52 -0700
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi agreed to a four-year, $16 million contract extension. He will also receive bonuses.
Wed, 09 Oct 2013 12:05:21 -0700
The New York Yankees agreed to a four-year contract extension with manager Joe Girardi Wednesday, Oct. 9, that will keep him in pinstripes through the 2017 season. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Tue, 08 Oct 2013 20:44:57 -0700
The Seattle Mariners have composed a list of managerial candidates of perhaps 20 or more names, but New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi is not among the names. Three names believed to be on the list including Oakland Athletics coach Chip Hale, San Francisco Giants coach Ron Wotus and Philadelphia Phillies new third base coach Pete Mackanin.
Tue, 08 Oct 2013 13:49:33 -0700
New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner said he wants to resolve the team's managerial vacancy "sooner rather than later" and indicated that the final solution may end up being someone other than Joe Girardi managing next season. "My guess is it's going to be done one way or another relatively shortly," Steinbrenner said. "He knows we want him back. He knows my family is proud of him for the job he did this year with adversity and all that. We'll just have to see. There's always other factors involved, and other obstacles to be surmounted, and we're going to do our best to keep him here." Girardi hasn't given any indication as to whether he might accept the Yankees' contract offer.
Mon, 07 Oct 2013 18:28:50 -0700
Chicago Cubs team president Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer met with Manny Acta Monday, Oct. 7, about the team's managerial vacancy. New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi is believed to be at the top of the team's wish list, and they will wait to see what he does before finalizing their plan.
Mon, 07 Oct 2013 15:15:38 -0700
The New York Yankees are willing to wait and give manager Joe Girardi as much time as he needs to accept or decline their contract offer, even if it goes until his current contract expires at the end of the month. Girardi is drawing interest from the Chicago Cubs and Washington Nationals, as well. The Yankees are hesitant to let Girardi talk with other teams during their exclusive negotiating window.
Sat, 05 Oct 2013 18:20:52 -0700
Updating a previous report, the New York Yankees' contract offer to manager Joe Girardi is believed to be worth $4 million to $5 million per season, which would make the second-highest paid manager in baseball.