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Joe Girardi getting pretty desperate after Bryce Harper flap

Joe Girardi isn’t trying to win any friends in Philadelphia. The Phillies manager is taking the Bill Belichick and New England Patriots approach to keeping all things secret. The strategy has been often imitated but never duplicated. Asked on Thursday why he pinch hit Jean Segura but then used Nick...
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Joe Girardi Reveals New Approach When Dealing With Media

Earlier this week, Joe Girardi found himself in hot water after he revealed that he purposely withheld information about Bryce Harper’s hand injury in order to gain what he called “a competitive advantage.”. Needless to say, the Phillies manager received quite a bit of backlash for the move. While it’s...

Phillies manager Joe Girardi is done sharing injury information with media

It’s been a strange week for the Philadelphia Phillies, with manager Joe Girardi withholding injury information about outfielder Bryce Harper. Now, two days later, Girardi won’t be giving injury information about anyone on his team to anyone in public. On Thursday, Girardi faced questions about why second baseman Jean Segura...

Yankees: Joe Girardi went full Aaron Boone with Bryce Harper injury

Phillies manager Joe Girardi (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images) Yankees fans are doubtlessly frustrated with the way this franchise continues to treat injury concerns, as well as the ongoing Giancarlo Stanton saga without a beginning, middle or end. Don’t act like we’re the only ones who do it, though. Turns...
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Joe Girardi Admits He Withheld Information About Bryce Harper

Philadelphia Phillies star outfielder Bryce Harper has been out of the team’s starting lineup the last few days. Now, we know why. Harper was placed on the injured list today with a forearm issue, and Phillies manager Joe Girardi admitted to reporters that he had not been forthright about the high-paid slugger’s health recently.

Joe Girardi shares why he withheld injury information about Bryce Harper

Joe Girardi admitted on Tuesday that he withheld injury information regarding Bryce Harper. The Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday placed Harper on the injured list due to a forearm contusion. The transaction validated what most believed was the case with Harper: he was injured. Harper has not played since May 22...