Yankees let Girardi go because of 'connectivity'

Posted: November 7, 2017 at 2:40 a.m.

New York Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman

New York Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman

NEW YORK -- Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman decided it "was time for a new voice and a fresh voice" in New York's clubhouse after concluding Joe Girardi was not the right manager for a team that has reoriented toward youth.

This is a Feb. 21, 2017, file photo showing New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi, in Tampa, Fla. The New York Yankees announced Thursday, Oct. 26, 201...

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