Yankees bench coach Rob Thomson will manage tonight's game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium because manager Joe Girardi is suffering from an upper respiratory infection and has decided to stay inside the Yankees clubhouse. Girardi, who had a high fever, is expected to be available to manage tomorrow's game, which is at 1 p.m.
Friday, April 4, 2008
by Bronx Liaison
Manager Joe Girardi will miss tonight's game - assuming the weather permits - because of an upper respiratory infection.