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Brian Cashman really wants everyone to stop asking him about Alex Rodriguez.
The Yankees general manager reiterated on Wednesday that the Yankees will not be trading Rodriguez, despite any previous rumor of the contrary.
“I’ve already been on record right after the postseason, we’re not trading Alex. So hopefully the Alex stuff stops,” Cashman told reporters at the GM meetings. “I’m reiterating, we’re not trading Alex Rodriguez. I’ve talked to every team in baseball, I have not offered Alex in any trade, and you’ll be able to confirm that with them.”
Cashman also mentioned that the Yankees haven’t been contacted by any teams regarding Rodriguez, despite reports during the postseason that the Marlins could eventually make a play for the 37-year-old.
Rodriguez, of course, was benched during the playoffs for his dismal performance at the dish, which comes after two mediocre seasons for the once-feared slugger. It’s clear Rodriguez’s best days are behind him, but even with five years and
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A chef at a Las Vegas eatery recently said that the only celebrity who has ever turned down a kitchen invite was A-Rod, who apparently said he "didn't want to smell like the kitchen."
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Despite persistent rumors and speculation to the contrary, Yankees GM Brian Cashman insisted to reporters that the team has no intention of trading Alex Rodriguez.
After Alex Rodriguez had arguably his worst regular season coupled with an embarrassing postseason performance that saw him get benched for the first time in his illustrious career, speculation started to run rampant that his time with the Yankees may be coming to an abrupt end.
Early in this offseason, it appeared Brian Cashman might be able to get a trade done for A-Rod with...
For all those excitedly anticipating a winter of Alex Rodriguez trade rumors, New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman is here to disappoint you.
"We're not trading Alex," Cashman insisted Wednesday on the first day of the general managers meetings. "So, hopefully the Alex stuff has stopped.
"I'm reiterating: We're not trading Alex Rodriguez...
The New York Yankees are not trading Alex Rodriguez. General manager, Brian Cashman would prefer if all the talk about Rodriguez’s status as a Yankee would go away.
“I’ve already been on record right after the postseason, we’re not trading Alex,” he said. “So hopefully the Alex stuff stops. I’m reiterating, we’re not trading Alex Rodriguez. I’ve talked to every...
After a week without power at his home in Connecticut, the New York Yankees' Brian Cashman arrived at the general managers' meetings ready to do business.
The weather was hot, but the trade market was not.
The annual GM meetings, back in the Coachella Valley for the first time in seven years, start just a week after the World Series and often spark discussions that lead...
Here's a scoop, straight from the floor at the general managers meetings: Brian Cashman listens to sports talk radio.
"I've heard a lot of things," the New York Yankees GM said Wednesday. "(After) last year, we had CC (Sabathia), Phil Hughes coming off injury, and (Ivan) Nova finished the season hurt. So, people are like, 'They've got one starter....
In the least most shocking move of the offseason, Brian Cashman did what everyone in the world thought he would do recently, which is confirm that Alex Rodriguez would not be traded. With 5-years $114 million left on A-Rod's contact signed in 2007, the team will hope that the negative publicity will serve as a motivational tool for the superstar to have a great season in 2013...
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Mariano Rivera said he's planning to come back to the Yankees next season, and the team may ask him to take a pay cut.
ABOVE: Brian Cashman, Theo Epstein and an unnamed Mariners executive take part in a panel discussion on proposed 2013 rule changes, including the instant replay reviews on disputed umpiring calls.
If the New York Yankees cannot trade third baseman Alex Rodriguez, they likely will need to find a player who could spell both Rodriguez and shortstop Derek Jeter.
Rodriguez, 37, made 38 of his 119 starts at designated hitter last season, and that number only figures to increase as he continues to lose mobility.
Jeter, 38, is recovering from surgery on his left ankle. While he is...
Abraham Lincoln once famously said “A house divided against itself cannot stand.” Do you think that applies to infields, too?
The Yankees’ Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez have become famous over the years first for their friendship and then for their falling out. Perhaps it has something to do with their political beliefs.
In an interview with ESPN back in September, Jeter let...
New York Yankees Brian Cashman is one of 30 GMs in Indian Wells, Californiaat the annual GM meetings, where the biggest news happens in hotel suites as it is considered baseball’s annual trade fair.
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GMs offer up players they are willing to listen to offers on, as trades and free-agent signings are typical with usually at least one or two blockbuster...