Joe Girardi

John Ryan Murphy and Chase Headley celebrate after scoring on Jacoby Ellsbury's double in the fifth inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium on July 23, 2015. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Red-Hot Yankees Playing Like They Belong In October

There’s something happening here. What it is ain’t exactly clear.

07/24/2015

Alex Rodriguez

A-Rod Heads To Hometown, But Don’t Expect Hit No. 3,000 In Miami

Alex Rodriguez is bringing his pursuit of the 3,000-hit milestone to his hometown, where it may be put on hold.

06/15/2015

Terry Collins

Palladino: Terry Collins, Joe Girardi Took Caution To The Extreme Last Week

Between Collins adopting, and then abandoning, a six-man rotation and Girardi skipping Pineda over his scheduled start Sunday, it seems both managers have become afflicted with a case of the crazies.

06/08/2015

CC Sabathia is held back from home plate umpire Dan Bellino by teammate John Ryan Murphy and bench coach Rob Thomson on June 6, 2015, against the Los Angeles Angels. (Credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Sabathia Sharp Before Ejection; Yankees Sweep Angels, Win 6-2

CC Sabathia pitched six sharp innings before being ejected for arguing balls and strikes and Brett Gardner hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer Sunday.

06/08/2015

Joe Girardi calls to the bullpen (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Girardi OK With Pitchers Using Substance For Grip

Joe Girardi’s endorsement of a rule change was supported by Royals manager Ned Yost before the teams played at Yankee Stadium.

05/27/2015

CC Sabathia, Joe Girardi

Yankees’ CC Sabathia: ‘I’m Just Good Enough To Lose Right Now’

CC Sabathia is stuck in the longest losing streak of his career, and his offense isn’t doing a whole lot to help him snap out of it.

05/07/2015

Joe Girardi (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Girardi No Fan Of Traveling After Sunday Night Games

“You talk about wanting to keep your starters on the field. Physically, it makes it really hard,” Joe Girardi said Monday. “It’s just really difficult sometimes with the schedule.”

05/05/2015

Brett Gardner

Yankees’ Gardner Hopes To Return Friday Against Rays

Yankees left fielder Brett Gardner had an MRI on Thursday that confirmed he has a bone bruise in his right wrist.

04/17/2015

Joe Girardi (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Joe Girardi On WFAN: Yankees Can’t Overreact To Poor Start

The skipper isn’t happy about New York’s 3-6 record or place at the bottom of the AL East. But he’s not about to hit the panic button — especially not after nine games.

04/17/2015

Joe Girardi (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Girardi Already Worried About ‘Long Year’

A-Rod homered, but the bullpen blew it against the O’s Wednesday and last-place New York lost its third straight series to start the season, all within the AL East.

04/16/2015

Dellin Betances (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Palladino: Yankees’ Girardi Should Give Betances The Closer Job

Girardi needed something to give his team a boost, and he got it with the Betances-to-Miller progression. Now he should go back to the book. The one that will tell him to let Betances do his job in the ninth.

04/10/2015

CC Sabathia hands the ball to Yankees manager Joe Girardi as he leaves a game against the Toronto Blue Jays in the sixth inning at Yankee Stadium on April 9, 2015. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

CC Sabathia Better Than Outcome Indicates In Yankees’ Loss

Coming off right knee surgery in July and making his first start since last May, the big lefty threw his fastball 88-90 mph but had good downward tilt on his slider.

04/10/2015

Former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre salutes the fans as he walks onto the field on Opening Day against the Toronto Blue Jays on April 6, 2015 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel: These Yankees Are Painfully Ordinary And Won’t Make The Playoffs

Joe Torre’s presence at Yankee Stadium on Monday was both comforting and haunting. A corporeal bridge to the good times and great teams, Torre also reminds us how far the Yankees have fallen.

04/07/2015

Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees walks off the field after the first inning against the Toronto Blue Jays during Opening Day on April 6, 2015 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Yanks Ace Masahiro Tanaka: ‘Overall, I Think My Pitches Were Good’

“I’m not going to make excuses,” Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild said. “He’s capable of pitching better than today, and he will.”

04/07/2015

A-Rod (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images), Didi Gregorius  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images), Dellin Betances (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images), Mark Teixeira  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Sweeny: 15 Thoughts As Yankees Open 2015

The bullpen is the Yankees’ biggest strength. It’s also the team’s biggest question mark — at least it is for me.

04/06/2015

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