Joe Girardi returns to television.

By Chris Chavez
February 07, 2018

MLB Network plans to hire former New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi as a studio analyst for the upcoming season, according to Michael McCarthy of Sporting News.

Girardi could make his debut on 'MLB Tonight' on 6 p.m. ET on Wednesday but MLB Network did not confirm the Sporting News report.

Girardi was let go as the Yankees' manager after 10 seasons on the job. He was coming off a year in which he led the Yankees within a game of the World Series before losing to the eventual-champion Houston Astros in Game 7 of the American League Championship Series. In his 10 seasons as manager, Girardi never had a season below .500 and finished with 910 wins.

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Before he took the job as the Yankees' manager in 2008, Girardi was an analyst for the YES Network. Girardi has not ruled out a return to managing in the future.

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