Girardi, Leyland are managers of the year

NEW YORK, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Joe Girardi, fired after leading the Florida Marlins to a 78-84 record, was voted baseball's National League manager of the year.

Girardi withdraws Nationals application

WASHINGTON, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- Joe Girardi, the former manager of the Florida Marlins, has withdrawn his application to become the next manager of the Washington Nationals. Considered to be a favorite for the position, Girardi said he decided not to seek the Nationals job after weighin

Chicago Cubs hire Lou Piniella

CHICAGO, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- The Chicago Cubs have reached a three-year deal with former Yankees manager Lou Piniella worth at least $4 million a year, the Chicago Sun-Times said. Piniella, 63, will replace Dusty Baker who guided the Cubs within 5 outs of a World Series in 2003 but w

Marlins fire Girardi, hire Gonzalez

MIAMI, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- The Florida Marlins have hired Fredi Gonzalez to replace first-year Manager Joe Girardi, who was fired earlier Tuesday.

Marlins name Girardi manager

MIAMI, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Joe Girardi Wednesday was named manager of the Florida Marlins, who gave him a three-year contract.

Stottlemyre still Yankees pitching coach

NEW YORK, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- The New York Yankees announced Wednesday that Mel Stottlemyre would return as the team's pitching coach next season.

Cardinals activate three

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- The St. Louis Cardinals have reinforced their roster for the playoff push by activating three players from the disabled list.

Cardinals take 3 off DL

CHICAGO, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- The St. Louis Cardinals reinforced their roster for the playoff push Monday, activating catcher Joe Girardi and outfielders J.D. Drew and Eli Marrero.

Cardinals put Girardi on DL

ST. LOUIS, July 1 (UPI) -- The St. Louis Cardinals, plagued all season by key injuries, have placed veteran catcher Joe Girardi on the 15-day disabled list with a lower back sprain.

Cardinals activate Isringhausen, Girardi

BOSTON, June 11 (UPI) -- The St. Louis Cardinals have activated closer Jason Isringhausen from the 15-day disabled list.

Marrero undergoes leg surgery

ST. LOUIS, May 13 (UPI) -- St. Louis Cardinals catcher-outfielder Eli Marrero will be sidelined at least six weeks after undergoing surgery Tuesday to repair torn ligaments in his lower r

St. Louis (ss) 6, Los Angeles 5

VERO BEACH, Fla., March 13 (UPI) -- Albert Pujols went three for three with his fifth spring homer and Jason Simontacchi pitched five solid innings Thursday to lead a split squad of St. Louis Card

Girardi signs with Cardinals

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- The St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday agreed to terms with free agent catcher Joe Girardi on a one-year contract.

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Cardinals sign Girardi to one-year deal

NASHVILLE, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Joe Girardi, one of the most respected backup catchers in the game, reportedly agreed Monday to a one-year, $720,000 contract with the St. Louis Cardinals.
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Joe Girardi
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi watches his team play the Chicago White Sox during the first inning at U. S. Cellular Field in Chicago on August 2, 2009. UPI/Brian Kersey

As player

As manager

Joseph Elliot Girardi (born October 14, 1964 in Peoria, Illinois) is the manager of the New York Yankees, and a former Major League Baseball catcher. During his playing career, he was a catcher for the Chicago Cubs, the Colorado Rockies, the New York Yankees, and St. Louis Cardinals. He was also manager of the Florida Marlins in 2006, where he was named National League Manager of the Year.

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