Joey Looseleafs wound tight ... in April?

Girardi's agitation level in late-season form after his Soriano decision is questioned

Updated: April 7, 2011, 11:38 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

It's only April 6, and already, the veins in Joe Girardi's neck are bulging like Alex Rodriguez's biceps.

The teeth are already gritted, the eyes flashing, the answers short.

The afternoon started with questions about Rafael Soriano's fitness to perform under the scrutiny of the New York media monster.

It ended with the same questions being asked about the New York Yankees' manager.

Girardi is wound tight, tighter than any of the binders he keeps ...

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