Girardi's Yankees running on fumes

Joe won't stop racing, but his battered Bronx Bombers might soon be out of gas

Updated: September 17, 2013, 7:33 AM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

BOSTON -- On Friday night at the fights, Joe Girardi was slumped so far down his office chair in the bowels of Fenway Park, he looked like a spent middleweight with no intention of answering the bell.

"That's not in my DNA," he said.

Quitting, he meant. The manager of the New York Yankees said it was going to take a lot more than a Jarrod Saltalamacchia grand slam off a watered-down bullpen to make him quit on his stool.

"And that's not going to change," Girardi told ...

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