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Yankees’ Cashman was concerned with Girardi’s ‘connectivity’

FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi reacts during the sixth inning of their baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, in Toronto. The New York Yankees announced Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017, that Girardi will not return to the team in the 2018 season. The announcement was made by Yankees Senior Vice President and General Manager Brian Cashman. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees general manager Brian Cashman decided it “was time for a new voice and a fresh voice” in New York’s clubhouse, concluding Joe Girardi was not the right manager for a team that has reoriented toward youth.