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Girardi echoes Billy Martin after loss

As Yankees get swept -- and AL East race tightens -- jumpy Joe jaws at ChiSox fan

Updated: August 23, 2012, 2:59 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

CHICAGO -- It wasn't exactly Billy Martin and the Marshmallow Salesman, but it was probably as close as the normally mild-mannered Joe Girardi will ever get.

As the New York Yankees manager was about to begin his postgame news conference, the booming voice of an over-sized, and possibly over-served, Chicago White Sox fan echoed through the concrete hallway beneath U.S. Cellular Field.

"Hey, Girardi, you bum! The Yankees suck!"

Maybe it was the fact that the Yankees had ...

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