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Joe Girardi joins Cubs broadcast after Phillies dismissal

Joe Girardi is back on the ballpark this weekend. This time at the broadcast booth.

The former Yankees skipper, who was fired in the same role with the Philliesandearlier this season, has joined the Marquee Sports Network as a Cubs analyst, the network said Wednesday. Girardi will call two series in the final two months of the season, including this weekend's clash between the Cubs and the Brewers.

Manager Joe Girardi #25 of the Philadelphia Phillies
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"I grew up as a Cubs fan and then played for the Cubs.

Girardi said the Cubs will be back next month on September 19th. He will also be in the booth when he plays in Miami on the 21st.This isn't Girardi's first experience as a broadcaster, having worked at MLB Network and Fox between management roles with the Yankees and Phillies.

In 2019, Girardi told Yahoo that he loves broadcasting and will continue to do so "as long as he allows it," but he also manages Same story I wanted. Following his playing career, Girardi had multiple stints with YES Network in 2004 and 2007.