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Yankees should go with another Joe

Originally Published: October 24, 2007
By Buster Olney | ESPN The Magazine

The guess here is that Joe Girardi is going to be chosen to be the Yankees' next manager, getting the nod over Don Mattingly and Tony Pena. Here are the reasons why:

1. Experience in running a game Girardi and Pena have managed in the big leagues. Mattingly has not. This is not the only factor, but it is a major factor, and if the Yankees would be taking a leap of faith in hiring someone who has never run a game -- a rotation, a bullpen, the everyday lineup. Mattingly, as one of the great ...

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