Originally posted on Surviving Grady  |  Last updated 8/22/13
The latest entry in the long-running series in which Brian Cashman discusses the current state of the New York Yankees. With his headwarmer. Cashman: I’ve been thinking a lot about Dempster hitting A-Rod. Headwarmer: Thinking? That’s not like you, Bri. Cashman: It just doesn’t make sense to me. A-Rod has been living in his own reviled bubble for so long. Why would the Sox want to draw him out of it and stoke the fires? Headwarmer: Probably because, like most of the known universe, they don’t fear the 2013 Yankees. Cashman: Dempster doesn’t seem to have it in him. He’s Canadian, for Christ’s sake. They’re born pacifists. Headwarmer: If you say so. Anyway, I’ve got some– Cashman: And I believe Farrell when he says he didn’t know about it. He’s no Jimy Williams, but he seems like a stand-up guy. Headwarmer: What’s your point, needle-dink? Cashman: Somebody put Dempster up to it. Somebody who knew it would fire up A-Rod. Somebpdy who knew it would cast the Red Sox as the villain in some
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