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Outside The Confines: Another surprising managerial move

Can’t say I saw this one coming...

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After some big managerial firings last week, not to mention some big cuts to the Yankees coaching staff, a lot of people assumed it was only a matter of time before Aaron Boone became the next ex-manager of a major league team. But this week we learned that it was quite the opposite, as the Yankees signed Boone to a three-year contract extension, which seems to indicate quite a substantial amount of faith in the skipper and what he can do for the club going forward.

Here’s the Yankees statement on the extension, as well as some key stories.

Now on to the non-Boone links for the day!

And tomorrow will be a better day than today, Buster. Make it so.