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Sport Mets to interview former Yankees manager Joe Girardi

22:55  09 october  2019
22:55  09 october  2019 Source:   yardbarker.com

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Former New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi could soon be headed back to the Big Apple.

Joe Girardi looking at the camera © Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

According to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, the New York Mets will interview Girardi for their vacant managerial job. Girardi joins former MLB great Carlos Beltran and current Arizona Diamondbacks Director of Player Development Mike Bell as known candidates.

Girardi managed for the Yankees from 2008-17, posting a combined 910-710 record and leading the team to its last World Series title back in 2009.

He also managed one season with the Miami Marlins, posting a 78-84 record. Girardi has in the recent past noted he’d like to return to managing.

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Report: Cubs' manager job is David Ross' to lose .
The Chicago Cubs may have the best managerial position available this offseason, and it seems they might be leaning toward giving it to a first-timer. © Kim Klement-USA TODAY SportsThe Cubs have spoken to several in-house candidates like Mark Loretta and Will Venable, as well as ex-managers such as Joe Girardi and Gabe Kapler. However, they are seen as less likely to land the job compared with David Ross. According to Jesse Rogers of ESPN, industry sources believe the Cubs’ job is “Ross’ to lose.”The biggest thing working in Ross’ favor, according to Rogers, is his willingness to hold players accountable.

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