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BRIAN CASHMAN RUMORS

Has the Yankees' refusal to trade prospects exposed a rift in the fabric of the Yankiverse?

At River Ave, the prolific, thoughtful, and generally lucid Mike Axisa is not happy. He says Brian Cashman blew it.I’m in the camp that thinks the Yankees have a wonderful opportunity in front of them — seriously, can you expect Mark Teixeira and Alex Rodriguez to hit like this again next year? — and they should have been willing to trade a top or prospect or two to bolster...

Yankees finally get Dustin Ackley

The Yankees had been chasing Dustin Ackley for a while. I don’t know exactly how long the pursuit had gone on, but I remember rumors around the 2013 winter meetings, and they’ve popped up from time to time since. Somewhere, in the back of his mind, Brian Cashman maintained his interest in Ackley, and now […]
Via Fangraphs
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Don’t expect the Yankees to make any moves before trade deadline

New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman doesn’t expect to make any moves before the July 31 trade deadline. Cashman likes the make-up of the Yankees, who own a four-game lead in the AL East. “There is a strong possibility that there might not be anything that makes sense for us,” Cashman said. “I do like the chemistry in this clubhouse. I do like the personnel...
Via Sports-Glory
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Does Spending More Lead to Winning More in the MLB?

Brian Cashman is arguably the biggest advocate of the MLB’s no salary cap policy Mandatory Credit: William Perlman/THE STAR-LEDGER via USA TODAY Sports The age-old question in baseball is do higher payrolls lead to more wins? As the only major sport without a salary cap teams can theoretically “buy” their way to a championship. Cot’s Baseball Contracts collects data based...
Via The Sports Journal
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Cashman improves Yankees at deadline

Give credit where credit is due; New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman made his team better without giving up highly touted prospects this July. The Yankees have a long hill to climb, as the rotation was not addressed, but they certainly look a bit more solid as the calendar turns to August.As the clock began to wind down Thursday, it looked as though the Yankees might not...
Via Yankees Unscripted
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Getting Stronger, Thanks To Brian Cashman's Recent Moves

After Monday's loss, the Yankees were faced with having to win their series against the Rangers the "hard way," as YES announcer Ken Singleton refers to winning the remaining games of a series after losing the first.  They did just that. Now they go into the weekend series against the Blue Jays with more work to do, but with a team that is just a little bit stronger than it was...
Via Lady At The Bat
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Open letter to Brian Cashman: Here's how the Yankees can obtain David Price

Dear Madam or Sir:The Gammonites are calling for you to get David Price. No problemo.Here's how you can do it.In 2015, when he is a free agent, call him up on the phone. First, you'll need his phone number. You can try the Internet. If that doesn't work, get a phone book, or call someone who may know him and have the number. When you call him, have your secretary say, "Holding on...

New York Yankees: The Cashman dilemma

“I’m ready to rock and roll,” said New York Yankees’ general manager Brian Cashman in regards to the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline. Cashman is actively seeking to improve the team, but has yet to finalize a trade. The Yankees are officially at their halfway point in the season, playing 82 games going 41-41 and are currently third in the AL East. I’d say it’s about...
Via isportsweb.com
July 03, 2014  |  1 Comment

Open letter to Brian Cashman: It's time to think about the nuke button

Dear Sir,Yesterday, I visited a buddy in the hospital, recovering from major surgery. We talked about the time we have left on this earth. I figure I've got six more Stephen King novels, four Springsteen albums and three Yankee world championships. But frankly, I'm not sure about those championships. I better eat right. They won't come soon.Sir, we are staring into a long, deep abyss...
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