Joe Girardi, it would seem, is the greatest motivator since George S. Patton. What else could explain Jason Giambi?
The clubhouse opened at 9:10 a.m. this morning. A few minutes after the writers were allowed in, in came Giambi – in full uniform and carrying his glove. The Big G showed up early and was on the field doing some work at first base.
Further, Giambi had cut his hair short.
“I’m such a loser,” he said. “I was in bed early last night, too.”