The Herald of Everett, Washington
HeraldNet on Facebook HeraldNet on Twitter HeraldNet RSS feeds HeraldNet Pinterest HeraldNet Google Plus HeraldNet Youtube
HeraldNet Newsletters  Newsletters: Sign up | Manage  Green editions icon Green editions

Calendar


Sports headlines
HeraldNet Newsletter Delivered to your inbox each week.
Published: Tuesday, October 1, 2013, 11:59 a.m.

Cashman: Yankees want Girardi back

NEW YORK -- The Yankees want Joe Girardi to return as manager next season.
Girardi was hired after the 2007 season, and his contract expires at the end of October. Crippled by injuries, New York had its poorest record since 1992 and finished tied for third in the AL East at 85-77.
"He knows we'd like to have him stay and continue as manager of the New York Yankees as we move forward,' general manager Brian Cashman said Tuesday,
Cashman said he thinks Girardi "likes it here," and the GM will meet Wednesday with the manager's agent. Cashman wouldn't say if he would give the Chicago Cubs permission to speak with Girardi about their managerial opening.
Heading into the offseason, the Yankees want to re-sign All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano, who can become a free agent after the World Series.
Cashman also said it's unclear whether the Yankees will be able to get under next year's $189 million luxury tax threshold, which includes about $177 million for player salaries.
"It's certainly a goal; it's not a mandate," he said. "There's a lot of benefits to staying under that, but it's not a mandate at the expense of a championship run."
He also plans to address the Yankees' lack of power this season.
"We got derailed this year by decision-making as well as injuries," Cashman said.
Story tags » BaseballMajor League Baseball

Share your comments: Log in using your HeraldNet account or your Facebook, Twitter or Disqus profile. Comments that violate the rules are subject to removal. Please see our terms of use. Please note that you must verify your email address for your comments to appear.

You are logged in using your HeraldNet ID. Click here to update your profile. | Log out.

Our new comment system is not supported in IE 7. Please upgrade your browser here.

comments powered by Disqus
digital subscription promo

Subscribe now

Unlimited digital access starting at 99 cents, or included with any print subscription.



HeraldNet highlights

Looking for a friend?
Looking for a friend?: Animals up for adoption at the Everett shelter (7 new photos)
A community of kindness
A community of kindness: Seahawks home a display of affection for couple's daughter
Super snacks
Super snacks: Best finger-food recipes to make for the big game
Being there to care
Being there to care: Visits to Children's Hospital inspire Russell Wilson
SnoCoSocial