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  1. Is Russ Martin the new Joe Girardi?

    Rob Neyer

    This Tweet from Ken Davidoff really gets to the heart of things, doesn't it? Yankees signed Russell Martin with his versatility in mind. Can help out at 3B, 1B, in addition to C. But Girardi values experience at C. Jorge Posada was blessed with Ha...

    Blog | December 15, 2010
  2. Yanks' Brian Cashman on fannies, beaches

    Rob Neyer

    Joe Girardi and Brian Cashman on Jeter (and his ilk): On a conference call with reporters, Girardi acknowledged that handling older players like Jeter would be an issue at some point, but he said that he would not rush to judgment based solely on J...

    Blog | October 30, 2010
  3. Add Posada to list of concussed

    Rob Neyer

    The big news here was Nick Swisher's walkoff piece. The bigger news might be this: Following the game, Yankees manager Joe Girardi revealed that Posada felt post-concussion symptoms Tuesday after getting hit by a foul ball. The star catcher sat ...

    Blog | September 08, 2010
  4. Monday Mendozas

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links are waiting just a few moments longer before calling most of the divisional races (yes, already) ... I think Joe Girardi is a fine manager, but Mr. Matthews has a point: Girardi chose a strange time to rest his best players. Nice ...

    Blog | August 02, 2010
  5. National League won't miss Mo

    Rob Neyer

    Joe Girardi just lost his security blanket (for one night, anyway): Due to inflammation in his right knee and a sore oblique, New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is going to skip this year's All-Star Game. Rivera said he thought he could continue...

    Blog | July 07, 2010
  6. Will the real CC Sabathia please stand up?

    Rob Neyer

    Yes, CC Sabathia beat the Orioles last night. No, Joel Sherman was not impressed. Manager Joe Girardi described Sabathia as "just a little off," and his overall numbers of 6-3 with a 4.01 ERA is hardly Jeff Weaver territory. But, again, those resul...

    Blog | June 10, 2010
  7. Have Yankees decided on No. 5?

    Rob Neyer

    There's been no announcement, but Joel Sherman thinks the Yankees have essentially set their rotation: In the next few days, Joe Girardi will make it official that Phil Hughes is the Yankees' fifth starter. There are still meetings this week, st...

    Blog | March 24, 2010
  8. Everybody's comfortable in the Bronx

    Rob Neyer

    Hey, it's only a distraction if you let it distract you. From the New York Post: When Brian Cashman looks at Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera and Joe Girardi, the Yankees' GM paints his shortstop, closer and manager with the same brush. And with s...

    Blog | February 09, 2010
  9. To be 'right,' Girardi has to win

    Rob Neyer

    Mike Lupica on the risks that Joe Girardi just keeps taking: There are still a lot of smart, passionate, grudge-holding Yankee fans who want to talk about all the pitching mistakes that Joe Torre made when the Red Sox started to come back on the Ya...

    Blog | November 04, 2009
  10. Kneejerk Reactions: Game 3

    Rob Neyer

    Hero: Nick Swisher, as the world knows, entered Game 3 in a serious slump, with just three singles in 28 postseason at-bats, leading to speculation that he might be replaced in the lineup by Hideki Matsui. But Joe Girardi resisted the temptation, and...

    Blog | November 01, 2009
  11. Godzilla in the outfield?

    Rob Neyer

    In the Department of Joe Girardi's Bad Ideas, this might be No. 1: Before a pitch had been thrown in this year's World Series, Yankees manager Joe Girardi said he had given some thought to using designated hitter Hideki Matsui in the outfield for t...

    Blog | October 30, 2009
  12. Swisher out, Hairston Jr. in

    Rob Neyer

    So, Joe Girardi's given in to the pressure: Nick Swisher's out. And who's in? Read it and weep, Yankee faithful: Jerry Hairston Jr. replaced Swisher in right and was batting seventh. Hairston is 10 for 27 in his career against Phillies starter Pedr...

    Blog | October 29, 2009
  13. Yankees set roster

    Rob Neyer

    Joe Girardi still hasn't given us any inkling of who will start Game 4, but at least we've finally got the Yankees' roster. Off: Francisco Cervelli and Freddy Guzman On: Eric Hinske and Brian Bruney Makes sense to me. Especially if LoHud's Sam...

    Blog | October 28, 2009
  14. Figuring Yankee rotation

    Rob Neyer

    With the world still awaiting the puffs of smoke that will signal Joe Girardi's intentions regarding his starting pitchers in the World Series, Dan Rosenheck offers his well-reasoned (as usual) advice: The critical question for Girardi is how to ma...

    Blog | October 27, 2009
  15. Yanks win despite manager

    Rob Neyer

    Mike Celizic joins a chorus of pundits wondering how a control freak like Joe Girardi could possibly have managed his team to within four wins of a baseball championship. Granted, it does help that Girardi's got some pretty good players. But does he ...

    Blog | October 26, 2009
  16. Girardi overvalued one step

    Rob Neyer

    Everybody's hammering Joe Girardi for not yanking A.J. Burnett sooner in Game 5, and maybe everybody's got a point. What really bothered me, though, was when he yanked Alex Rodriguez in the top of the ninth inning for pinch-runner Freddy Guzman. Nobo...

    Blog | October 24, 2009