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A-Rod (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images), Joe Girardi (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Palladino: Yankees’ Problems Have Nothing To Do With A-Rod’s PED Issues

Alex Rodriguez hasn’t been part of the team. He is not a distraction, but simply a sideshow. It’s the only issue of which he is guiltless.

07/24/2013

Yankees Manager Joe Girardi looks on during batting practice at Yankee Stadium. (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Joe Girardi Not ‘Trying To Reinvent The Game’ By Batting Pitcher 8th

Girardi took the unusual step Wednesday to help protect his left-handed heavy lineup against a Rockies bullpen filled with left-handed relievers.

05/09/2013

Curtis Granderson (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Grand Lineup? Yankees Fans Don’t Think So, But Girardi Has His Reasons

Lineup questions are all the rage these days. It seems unfathomable to many fans that Joe Girardi would bat his leading home run (and strikeout) man in the leadoff spot.

08/08/2012