Found December 01, 2011 on MLB Trade Rumors:
The latest news from MLB as the countdown to next week’s Winter Meetings continues...   Brian Cashman admitted to John Harper of the New York Daily News that he's often tempted by potential deals, but the Yankees' GM maintains that he's far from desperate this offseason. “We’ve got a really good team, so I don’t feel like I have to do something stupid,” Cashman said. “If I’m going to do something this winter, I have to feel good about it. I don’t care how big the name is.”  The Orioles have been impressed by Cuban center fielder Yoenis Cespedes, Jon Heyman of reports (on Twitter).  Angels GM Jerry Dipoto says he's still looking for starters and relievers, according to Bill Shaikin of the LA Times (on Twitter). Phillies officials tell’s Jayson Stark that they have no knowledge of Jose Reyes’ recent presence in Philadelphia. The team isn’t considering a $100MM contract or anything close to it for any free agent, including Reyes, Stark repo

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Could the New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman be pulling a Philly fast one by secretly going after the top free agent on the market, Albert Pujols? The Yankees are one of the few, if not the only, team that could legitimately offer Pujols the money he wants; along with the stage and superstar teammates that will allow him to flourish. Even though superstar Mark Teixeira now occupies...

Brian Cashman Challenges Bobby Valentine to Rappel Down the Side of a 22-Story Building

It has been a tremendously busy few weeks for Bobby Valentine, who was finally introduced as the next manager of the Boston Red Sox on Thursday.  Brian Cashman wants to make it busier.  Now that Valentine has become opponent No. 1, Cashman decided to issue the first public challenge to the new leader of the [...]

Brian Cashman, at holiday event, offers challenge to Bobby Valentine

Yankees general manager hopes to repel down Connecticut office building alongside Red Sox manager

Yankees GM throws out holiday challenge to Valentine

New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman isn’t wasting any time introducing new Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine to the oldest rivalry in baseball. In the spirit of the holidays, Cashman, who practiced rappelling down a 22-story building in preparation for “Heights & Lights” event this Sunday in Stamford, Connecticut, challenged Valentine to join him in next...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman challenges Bobby Valentine to rappel for Santa

STAMFORD, Conn. - New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman is practicing for his role as Santa's helper....

Ticker: James Jahnke: Ticker: Yankees' Brian Cashman wants to see Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine on top (of a building)

It didn't take long for Yankees general manager Brian Cashman to verbally confront the Red Sox's new manager. "I publically challenge Bobby Valentine to join me on the building," Cashman said with a smile Friday morning. "Landmark Square, first week of December, 2012. Be there."

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Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman had challenged the new Red Sox manager, Bobby Valentine, to a little friendly rappelling.

AL East Notes: Yankees, Orioles, Reddick

Two AL East teams brought in new general managers this offseason and a third club faces the possibility that its GM will leave for another team. Here are some notes from the division, starting in New York City, where Brian Cashman has been running the Yankees since 1998... Though the Yankees would have interest in Matt Garza, they aren’t having high-level trade talks with...

Yankees GM issues challenge to Bobby V.

Rappelling down the side of the 22-story Landmark Building in Stamford has become a holiday rite for Brian Cashman the past two years.

Oh, the Joy of Baseball's Winter Meetings

You never know what you'll find.The meetings begin Monday, and according to one story I read last night, Brian Cashman is going to "feel around" about pitching prospects. He said the Yankees do not need Albert Pujols, which I find reassuring. (George Steinbrenner would have offered Pujols Central Park.)Meanwhile, Bobby Valentine is headed to meet David Ortiz. "...

Bats: Valentine to Cashman: It's On

Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman had challenged the new Red Sox manager, Bobby Valentine, to a little friendly rappelling.
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