Joe Torre is in Tampa. Obvioiusly, this will likely end with him re-signed for at least one more year, making many fans very happy that he is the still the best option to mind the rudder, and certainly playing well to the players that love him so much. Undoubtedly, many other fans see this as a missed opportunity and further sign that Torre has the Yankees by the short ones.
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Woohoo. Fun way to spend the afternoon waiting for the Sox/Tribe, no?
Update 3:41p: Press conference scheduled for 4:00pm Eastern.
***Update 4:06p: Pete reports: “The Yankees just announced that Joe Torre will not return as manager. He turned down a $5 million deal that included $3 million on incentives.”