The New York Yankees took care of one of their off-season priorities today, re-signing Manager Joe Girardi. Bringing back Girardi was a no-brainer.
His new contract is four years at $16 million dollars. I personally think four years is a bit much, however, in the end it was a smart move locking him in as manager.
Now whether or not Joe sees the contract out in full is yet to be seen, but he has definitely done a great job. There may have been some questionable moves on his part, but he has done a great job since coming to the team as manager.
Girardi said in his press conference:
Girardi: "After talking to my family, this is where we wanted to come back." #Yankees— Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1) October 9, 2013
Girardi on whether he thinks he can win a championship in the next 4 years "absolutely" but know there is still a lot of work to be done— Meredith Marakovits (@M_Marakovits) October 9, 2013
The off-season is just getting started stay tuned.