Tagged: ‘Joe Girardi’

New York Yankees Fans Should not Expect a Managerial Change Anytime Soon
October 8th, 2015 at 1:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Yankees haven't had a losing season since 1992, so the definition of success to them is much different than every other organization in Major League Baseball. They lost the AL Wild Card game this week are heading home just like 22 other teams are and their future is unsure. One...

New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi Gambles and Loses with Lineup Switch
October 7th, 2015 at 10:59 AM
***PHOTO1*** New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi chose to start Brett Gardner over Jacoby Ellsbury in CF in the AL Wild Card game on Tuesday, a move that backfired and may have repercussions down the road. Neither player had been hitting well the past several weeks, but to bench Ellsbury, who signed...

AL Wild Card: New York Yankees’ Season Over After Being Shut Out by Houston Astros
October 7th, 2015 at 7:56 AM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees' 2015 playoff run is a one-and-done affair after getting shut out by Dallas Keuchel and the Houston Astros in the AL Wild Card game, 3-0, at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday night. Keuchel, who came into the game having pitched 16 scoreless innings against the Yankees this season,...

Mr. October Likes the New York Yankees’ Chances in the AL Playoffs
October 6th, 2015 at 8:08 AM
***PHOTO1*** Reggie Jackson isn't called Mr. October for nothing. He came to New York via free agency in 1977, proclaimed himself the straw that stirs the drink and jacked out three consecutive HRs on three pitches to lead the Yankees over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the World Series that season. He...

New York Yankees’ Manager Joe Girardi not in Favor of One-Game Wild Card Playoff Format
October 1st, 2015 at 1:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi is not in favor of Major League Baseball's current playoff format. And not just because his club is headed for the one-game play-in game between the two Wild Card winners. From Lou DiPietro of the YES Network: "You look at the National League, you have three...