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Seattle Mariners Manager Lloyd McClendon Responds to Coments on Robinson Cano
February 18th, 2014 at 3:49 PM
On Monday, New York Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long made it very clear that he and the other coaches on the staff did not appreciate Robinson Cano's apparent lack of hustle during games. ***VIDEO1*** The former Yankee, now Seattle Mariners second basemen bolted the Bronx after nine years to sign with Seattle...

New York Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin Long Didn’t Appreciate Robinson Cano’s Lack of Hustle
February 17th, 2014 at 1:48 PM
Ever since departing from the New York Yankees to sign a 10-year, $240 million deal with the Seattle Mariners, Robinson Cano has taken a beating from the fans all over that he left 3,000 miles behind. People feel that instead of playing for championships, a legacy and maybe a chance for...

New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi Welcomes Pitchers and Catchers for First Spring Training Workout
February 15th, 2014 at 10:01 PM
In a season that is all about change, the new look New York Yankees started the introduction process on Saturday in Tampa. With Masahiro Tanaka and Brian McCann taking part in the first team workouts of the spring, the hand shakes and introductions began. ***PHOTO1*** And in a few days Carlos Beltran, Jacoby...

New York Yankees Double-A Affiliate Trenton Thunder Retain Manager Tony Franklin
January 4th, 2014 at 1:40 PM
The New York Yankees Double-A affiliate Trenton Thunder announced this week they will be retaining the services of manager Tony Franklin making this his 8th consecutive season. The Thunder are coming off their third Eastern League Championship under Franklin's direction. "Tony Franklin is a great asset to the Thunder and our...

Former New York Yankees Manager Joe Torre Voted into National Baseball Hall of Fame
December 9th, 2013 at 4:49 PM
On Monday during the first day of baseball's Winter Meetings down in Orlando, Florida, the veterans committee voted on three new members for the Class of 2014 on the baseball Hall of Fame. The first two were Bobby Cox; former manager of the Atlanta Braves and Tony LaRussa; former manager of...

New York Yankees Entire Coaching Staff Will Return for 2014 Season
November 9th, 2013 at 1:34 PM
The New York Yankees will be bringing back their entire coaching staff joining manager Joe Girardi who was signed last month. The team announced on Friday it has retained Mike Harkey (bullpen), Mick Kelleher (first base), Kevin Long (hitting), Tony Pena (bench), Larry Rothschild (pitching) and Rob Thomson (third base). Pena, 56, is...

Seattle Mariners Seeking Permission to Interview New York Yankees 3B Coach Rob Thomson for Manager Spot
October 12th, 2013 at 1:08 PM
The Seattle Mariners are looking for a new manager to replace the departed Eric Wedge, who didn't agree with the direction of the team and organization going forward, which has sent them looking all over baseball for candidates. The Mariners knew they wouldn't be players for Joe Girardi, who has a...

Report: Former New York Yankees RF Paul O’Neill Interested in Cincinnati Reds Managing Job
October 10th, 2013 at 11:14 AM
Since retiring from baseball following the 2001 season, former New York Yankees right fielder Paul O'Neill has enjoyed life after baseball, which has included being an analyst for the team on the YES Network. He never showed any reported interest in getting into coaching or managing, that is until now, as...

New York Yankees Re-Sign Manager Joe Girardi to 4-Year, $16MM Extension
October 9th, 2013 at 3:24 PM
The New York Yankees didn't want to let manager Joe Girardi go without a fight and let him walk out of town, so they made him an offer he really couldn't refuse. On Wednesday, the team announced that they have re-signed their manager to a four-year extension worth $16 million, plus...

Seattle Mariners Won’t Pursue New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi for Vacant Manager Job
October 9th, 2013 at 7:14 AM
Joe Girardi has been the top name of quite a few team's list as a must-hire manager for the 2014 season. The New York Yankees, the team he's been with for the last six seasons, desperately wants to retain him and have an outstanding offer for a new contract on the...

Report: Joe Girardi Torn Between New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs Managing Jobs
October 8th, 2013 at 2:01 PM
Most people thought by the beginning of this week, Joe Girardi would have given the New York Yankees his answer on whether he would be coming back to the team or not for 2014 and beyond. That has not been the case though. Andy McCullough of the Newark-Star Ledger reported on...

Report: Chicago Cubs Willing to Match, Outbid New York Yankees Offer for Manager Joe Girardi
October 7th, 2013 at 3:41 PM
The talk about Joe Girardi and the Chicago Cubs has been hot and heavy over the last month and continues to gain steam. Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune has reported that president Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer are willing to match the New York Yankees offer on a contract,...

Could New York Yankees Be in Cards If Los Angeles Dodgers Don’t Bring Back Don Mattingly?
October 7th, 2013 at 8:04 AM
The New York Yankees 2013 season has been over for a week now, but it hasn't stopped the chatter for the future plans for 2014 and beyond, especially who will be managing the team. Right now, the Yankees and general manager Brian Cashman would love to have Joe Girardi back with...

Report: Washington Nationals Interested in New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi; Requesting Permission for Meeting
October 6th, 2013 at 1:55 AM
The sweepstakes for manager Joe Girardi is really starting to pick up over the last week and may get very interesting as he is picking up options. The New York Yankees are trying to retain their manager before his contract officially expires and would be free to speak to any team...

Report: New York Yankees Make Contract Offer to Manager Joe Girardi; Await Decision
October 4th, 2013 at 9:31 PM
The New York Yankees would like to retain their manager Joe Girardi, who is currently one of the top managers on the market right now as he is a free agent. On Friday, the Yankees put in their offer to keep Girardi, as Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York reported and...

Report: Chicago Cubs Heavily Interested in Hiring New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi
October 2nd, 2013 at 5:29 PM
It's been widely expected that Joe Girardi would be interested in the now vacant Chicago Cubs managerial job once it opened up due to Dale Sveum being fired this past Monday. On Wednesday, Buster Olney from ESPN reported that after New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman met with Girardi's agent and confirmed...

Report: New York Yankees to Offer Manager Joe Girardi New Contract on Wednesday
October 1st, 2013 at 5:46 PM
The status for New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi is up in the air, as he is currently a free agent manager deciding on his future for 2014. The team has made it known though that they want him back. On Tuesday, Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York has reported that...

Chicago Cubs Fire Manager Dale Sveum; Will Joe Girardi Leave Yankees to Be Next Cubs Manager?
September 30th, 2013 at 2:21 PM
On Monday, one of the first managerial moves were made after the 2013 season as the Chicago Cubs have fired manager Dale Sveum after two disappointing 90-plus loss seasons. So now, the speculation can begin on the Cubs attempting to lure Joe Girardi away from the New York Yankees and back...

Report: New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi Interested in Chicago Cubs Job “If They’re Interested”
September 28th, 2013 at 12:30 PM
For the last two weeks, there's been a lot of speculation about Joe Girardi's managerial whereabouts and interests for next season, as the current New York Yankees manager will become a free agent on Monday after the regular season ends this Sunday. The one job that most people feel that he would...

Report: New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi “70-30″ on Bronx Return, Could Have Interest in Chicago Cubs Job
September 23rd, 2013 at 11:37 PM
With the final week of the 2013 regular season upon us and the New York Yankees playoff chances dwindling down each day, it's been speculated on if Joe Girardi is managing his final games in the Bronx after six years. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees manager is a free agent after this season, as his...