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MLB Playoff Predictions: Why New York Yankees Won’t Get Far

It's that time again—October baseball is quickly approaching, and it couldn't come at a worse time for the New York Yankees. 

Joe Girardi has mismanaged this ball club on numerous occasions, most recently against the Minnesota Twins. Phil Hughes was pitching a somewhat decent game—he had given up one earned run, but the Twins were threatening with runners on the corners and two outs—and Girardi decided to go to the bullpen. He called upon Boone Logan, and although the two runs were charged to Hughes, Girardi's mismanaging is what caused the Yankees' downfall that day; it can be argued that it's what vanquished their AL East lead. 

Time and time again Girardi has gone to his matchup book and it has failed him. ...

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