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Call it calendar management for Joe Girardi as Yankees' skipper is at his best when looking at the big picture
nydailynews.com Updated Oct 4, 2012
He’s not your lovable Uncle Joe. Joe Girardi will never be Joe Torre, no matter how many silly, infantilizing nicknames he employs for his players.Share Tweet
Reporter who said Cano used PEDs apologizesESPN.com Oct 4, 2012A reporter for a North Carolina TV station that falsely accused New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano of failing a performance-enhancing drug test has publicly apologized.Share TweetIchiro Suzuki is back in the postseason for the first time since the Yankees advanced to the 2001 World Series with a 12-3 Game 5 win over the Mariners, ending the outfielder's historic first season in the United States.Share TweetSome Minnesota lawmakers hope to force the release of Lou Gehrig's medical records, saying they might provide insight into whether the Yankees star died of the disease that came to take his name or whether repetitive head trauma played some kind of role…Share TweetMLB.com Oct 4, 2012The Yankees stand as American League East champions for the 13th time since 1996 and for the 18th time in franchise history, ready to enjoy a well-earned brief respite after battling into the season's final day.Share Tweet
How The Crazy-Ass AL Division Races Unfolded: Visualizing Momentumdeadspin.com Oct 4, 2012The Athletics and the Yankees clinched their respective division titles on the same day, but the paths they took to get there were very different. The A's budget freight train slammed through a Rangers squad that had sat atop the AL West for over 170 co…Share Tweet
Leading Off: A Final Day to Remembernytimes.com Oct 4, 2012The Yankees, the A's and baseball's first triple crown since 1967 gave sportswriters a lot to write about on the season's final day.Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 4, 2012The Juice has concluded its fifth season of fun! Remember to stop by each weekday next season for an ample serving of news from the action, plus great photos, stats and video highlights. Easier this way: Even if the Orioles hadn't fallen at Tampa Bay ea…Share Tweet
Joe Girardi & Yankees have consistent Derek Jeter to thank for AL East crownnydailynews.com Oct 4, 2012You walked into a locker room swathed in clear plastic, and the first thing you saw was one future Hall of Famer, Ichiro Suzuki, pouring a bottle of Mumm Napa Brut Champagne over the AL playoffs cap of another future Hall of Famer, Derek Jeter.Share Tweet