Joe Girardi signed a new, four-year contract to return as the New York Yankees’ manager through 2017.
While details have not been disclosed, ESPN.com reports that the deal is worth $16 million, including postseason bonuses. Girardi made $3 million this season with his contract set to expire October 31st.
This season was his sixth with the Yankees. They went 85-77, and missed the postseason for just the second time during his run with the team.
Under Girardi, the Yankees won the 2009 World Series. They also have recorded a majors-best 564-408 (.580) since hiring him in 2008.