POLL: Do you like the Joe Girardi hire for the Phillies?

The Philadelphia Phillies are hiring former New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi as their next skipper, a source confirmed to ESPN.

A formal announcement is expected later on Thursday.

Girardi replaces Gabe Kapler, who was fired after two disappointing seasons, including an 81-81 campaign in 2019.

Girardi, 55, played 15 seasons in the Majors, winning three championships with the Yankees. He has spent 11 years as a manager, and guided the Yankees to a title in 2009.

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