Latest Joe Girardi Stories

2010-06-15 11:17:00

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today three of the world's most renowned and respected Major League Baseball personalities are revealing their own untold stories and personal journeys to comfort in a series of entertaining :90 second videos by DOVE® Men+Care. The videos showcase the real life unsung moments, cherished memories and personal milestones that helped St. Louis Slugger Albert Pujols, New York Pitcher Andy Pettitte and renowned manager Joe Girardi...

2009-09-16 19:35:56

Yankees catcher Jorge Posada and Toronto pitcher Jesse Carlson received three-game suspensions Wednesday for their parts in a benches-clearing incident. During Tuesday's 10-4 Toronto rout, Posada elbowed Carlson after he scored on Brett Gardner's double in the bottom of the eighth. During the at-bat, Carlson threw behind Posada, continuing a pattern of seemingly errant pitches by both clubs. Carlson later said something Posada didn't like, and when Posada ran towards him, both benches...

2009-09-15 22:38:05

A brawl between Yankees and Blue Jays players cleared the benches Tuesday before Toronto went on to win 10-4. New York's Mark Melancon hit Aaron Hill in the back with a pitch in the eighth inning. Jesse Carlson retaliated by throwing behind Jorge Posada in the home half. Posada drew a walk and eventually scored on Brett Gardner's double. As Posada was crossing home, he brushed past Carlson. Then Carlson said something to Posada, who rushed back, and the benches cleared. Yankees manager Joe...

2009-06-21 21:19:20

Star left-hander CC Sabathia of the New York Yankees left his start against the Florida Marlins Sunday with tightness in his left biceps. Manager Joe Girardi decided to lift Sabathia in the bottom of the second inning after the burly 6-foot-7 inch, 290-pound had thrown just 28 pitches. Girardi and team trainer Gene Monahan spoke to Sabathia in the dugout after he had given up a run on two hits in the bottom of the first, and after two pitches in the second, he was lifted when the tightness...

2009-06-19 22:32:39

Andy Pettitte allowed three hits over seven innings Friday and chipped in an RBI double, lifting the New York Yankees to a 5-1 inter-league win over Florida. Pettitte (7-3) struck out seven and walked nobody. His run-scoring double came as part of a three-run second inning and was his first two-base hit since July 9, 2006. Angel Berroa and Johnny Damon also had RBIs in the second and Melky Cabrera added a solo homer for the Yankees in the third. All of the game's tallies came in the first...

2009-03-09 14:00:14

The surgery on New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez's right hip Monday was a success, his doctor said. Rodriguez had arthroscopic surgery at Vail Valley Surgery Center in Colorado to repair a torn labrum. Dr. Marc Philippon also used the 80-minute operation to address cartilage from a paralabral cyst that had dated back to last season, the team said. The surgery went exactly as we planned, Philippon said. There were no surprises. Exactly what we prepared for was there. The labrum was...

2009-03-05 14:57:21

Hip surgery will force New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez out of baseball until May, ESPN Deportes reported Thursday. The cable sports network's Spanish affiliate was told by Rodriguez's brother, Joe Dunand, that the third baseman is scheduled for surgery on a cyst on his right hip Monday in Colorado. Dunand told Enrique Rojas of ESPNdeportes.com during a phone interview that immediate surgery was recommended and that rehabilitation would take about 10 weeks. Rodriguez had planned to...

2009-02-11 13:12:26

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter says he won't talk about Alex Rodriguez' admitted use of performance-enhancing drugs this week. The Yankees' captain says he watched Rodriguez' admission during and ESPN interview earlier this week but will address questions baseball only questions this week and wants to avoid a media circus at the team's Tampa Fla., spring training complex. If you've got baseball questions, I'll do that, Jeter told reporters Tuesday after taking batting practice. I...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.