Originally posted on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 8/29/13
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A mini-controversy is raging in the left-brain of the Yankiverse, apparently because Brian Cashman went Lizzie Borden on some reporter who suggested that he opposed the Alphonso Soriano trade. At the time, Cashman went on record saying he didn't want to give up Corey Black. You can read all about it in River Ave.Of course, this is an another example of the Yankees prematurely claiming that a trade is a grand success. Yeah, Sori has been on a tear. But frankly,  I see him standing at home plate - watching the ball all the way to the wall (which it doesn't always go over) -  and I think, "This is our clubhouse veteran next year." The Cubs knew exactly what they were giving away.  Who knows what Corey Black will be, but for the Yankiverse to start a witch-hunt over whether Cashman opposed the deal is almost as ridiculous as Cashman rushing to insist he always supported it. Good God, are we nuts or what?After the Vernon Wells deal - (we traded Exicaino Cayones and Kramer Sneed for the l...
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