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Joe Girardi | Catcher

Team: New York Yankees
Age / DOB:  (49) / 10/14/1964
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 200
Bats / Throws: Right / Right

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The Yankees and pitching coach Larry Rothschild are close to announcing a new deal, according to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News.
Feinsand says the deal is agreed upon by both sides and will be announced shortly. Rothschild has been the Yankees' pitching coach since 2010, and his deal was set to expire at the end of the month. Yankees GM Brian Cashman has stated an intent to retain all six of Girardi's coaches after the club struck a new deal with the skipper on October 9. The terms of Rothschild's deal are still unknown. Wed, Oct 16, 2013 06:39:00 PM

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George A. King III of the New York Post reports that the Yankees are close to an extension with pitching coach Larry Rothschild.

The Yankees locked up manager Joe Girardi through 2017 on Wednesday, so now they are moving on to other matters. Rothschild has been the team's pitching coach for the past three seasons and his contract expires at the end of the month.
Thu, Oct 10, 2013 04:36:00 PM

Yankees signed manager Joe Girardi to a four-year contract extension.

Girardi's contract was set to expire at the end of the month, but he'll now be locked up through the 2017 season. CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports that he'll receive $16 million over the four years, with the chance to earn more in postseason bonuses, which makes him the second-highest paid manager in the sport behind the Angels' Mike Scioscia. There was some speculation about Girardi possibly having interest in managing the Cubs, but the Yankees moved quickly to make sure such a scenario wouldn't become a reality. Girardi has a 564-408 record over six seasons as Yankees manager and has won one World Series title.
Wed, Oct 9, 2013 03:04:00 PM

Andrew Marchand of reports that that Yankees are "prepared to give Joe Girardi as much time as he needs" to make a decision about their contract offer.

Girardi's contract officially runs out at the end of the month, and Marchand says the club is willing to wait that long. The Yankees have reportedly offered the skipper a three-year deal in the $12-15 million range, but they could get into a bidding war with the Cubs, who have set their sights on Girardi.
Mon, Oct 7, 2013 07:21:00 PM

Mark D. Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune heard from a source that the Cubs are "willing to top whatever offer" the Yankees have made to manager Joe Girardi.

That could mean upwards of $5 million per season over a three- or four-year deal. The Yankees don't want to lose Girardi, so that number may climb even higher. Girardi is officially under contract with New York until November 1, which means there's much more negotiating to come.
Mon, Oct 7, 2013 11:57:00 AM

Andy McCullough of the Newark Star-Ledger reports that the Yankees' offer to Joe Girardi is for three years and $12-15 million.

Girardi made $3 million in 2013, so he'd be getting a nice little bump in salary. The skipper has yet to make a decision on whether to accept the offer, but he's expected to make up his mind soon. The Cubs and Nationals are also interested in Girardi should things not work out with the Yankees.
Sun, Oct 6, 2013 10:13:00 AM

The Yankees have officially made a contract offer to manager Joe Girardi, and are awaiting his response.

While the financial details of the offer are not yet known, it is believed to be substantial. Girardi is expected to take the weekend to make a decision. His current deal with the Yankees officially expires on November 1, so other teams would have to wait until then to discuss any potential managerial openings.
Fri, Oct 4, 2013 07:25:00 PM

David Waldstein of the New York Times reports that the Yankees will make a "substantial" formal offer to manager Joe Girardi Friday.

Negotiations between the club and the skipper's agent have been going on since Wednesday. The Yankees expect to have an answer within the next few days, so we could know by the end of the weekend if Girardi will stay in New York. The Cubs and Nationals are expected to pursue Girardi if things don't work out with the Yankees.
Fri, Oct 4, 2013 11:57:00 AM

Andy McCullough of the Newark Star-Ledger reports that a "gap remains" in contract talks between the Yankees and manager Joe Girardi.

The Yankees are willing to give Girardi a raise from this year's $3 million salary and want to get a deal done quickly, but the skipper has some leverage with the Cubs and Nationals and possibly the Reds showing interest. The Bombers are not expected to grant requests by others clubs to interview Girardi, who remains under contract through the end of the World Series.
Fri, Oct 4, 2013 10:01:00 AM

Joe Girardi and the Yankees met on Wednesday, with the Yankees reportedly making a contract offer, according to Jon Heyman of

It's believed the Cubs are interested in Girardi's services, but the Yankees aren't ready to let him walk out the door yet. Girardi reportedly received an offer from the club and gave them some contract parameters as well. The two sides will meet again Thursday.
Wed, Oct 2, 2013 09:03:00 PM

ESPN's Buster Olney reports that the Cubs have "serious interest" in hiring Joe Girardi as their next manager.

The Cubs fired Dale Sveum on Monday and the front office has just begun their search, but ownership sees Girardi as someone who can put a jolt in the fanbase and intends to make a serious offer if given the chance. If the Yankees have it their way, they'll never get that chance. Girardi is under contract through October 31 and the Yankees are moving quickly in negotiations. The expectation is that he'll be offered a contract which would make him one of the highest-paid managers in the game.
Wed, Oct 2, 2013 11:33:00 AM

Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York was told by a source that the Yankees will not give the Cubs permission to talk to Joe Girardi unless their negotiations break down.

Girardi is under contract with the Yankees until October 31 and they will attempt to get something done as soon as possible. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman already met with Girardi on Monday and he's scheduled to meet with his agent on Wednesday.
Tue, Oct 1, 2013 02:30:00 PM

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said that he plans to meet with Joe Girardi's agent on Wednesday.

Cashman met with Girardi on Monday and has every intention to make it worth his while to stay. Girardi has said that he would like to return to the Yankees, but he has some leverage with teams like the Cubs and Nationals looking for managers.
Tue, Oct 1, 2013 12:13:00 PM

Rumors have the Marlins interested in replacing manager Jack McKeon with Yankees bench coach Joe Girardi.

''I love what I do here,'' Girardi said. ''I'm under contract here. I've got enough things to worry about around here.'' Girardi did interview for a coaching job with the Marlins before the season.
Tue, Jul 19, 2005 10:30:00 AM

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