So far he's been everything we'd hope for. He's said the right things about the young guns in the bullpen and the rotation, and he's got the veterans working hard, and has the veterans showing up in shape and ready to play.
Tomorrow is a big day; Girardi gets to address his team for the first time.
This is the spot when Torre would talk about the regular season as the 'first step' toward a championship. I'll be interested to hear what Joe G has to say. I bet the word competition comes up at least once.