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Mark Teixeira's injury more severe than Yankees thought

When Mark Teixeira fouled a ball off his leg, the New York Yankees believed he'd be out for days, not weeks.However, after those days turned to weeks, the outlook isn't as optimistic.In speaking to reporters before Tuesday's game, general manager Brian Cashman said he'd be out for a few more weeks."His bone bruise has not healed at all," Cashman said via Newsday. "There is no stress...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Cashman Deserves Credit

This past offseason Brian Cashman, the New York Yankees’ General Manager, opted not to throw millions at the likes of Max Scherzer and Hanley Ramirez. Instead, Cashman decided to make a flurry of smaller moves that have proved to pay big dividends for the Wild Card-leading New York Yankees. Brian Cashman went out and traded RHP Shane Greene in a three-way trade to acquire Didi...
Via Baseball Essential
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Quotes of the Week

“I have never done anything to offend anyone.” -- Curt Schilling “Shut up! Shut up!” -- Carlos Gomez “This team doesn't handle 16 games in a row very well, let's put it that way.” -- Brian Cashman “I’m not a fan of Hitler.” -- Donald "I don't have a racist bone in my body." -- Curt Schilling
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cashman: Yankees won't call up top prospect Judge in September

For fans clamoring to see teams' top prospects up in September, you can count on the New York Yankees sitting this one out.In speaking with the media Thursday, GM Brian Cashman made it clear that the team has no plans to call up top prospect Aaron Judge, via NY Daily News:"I don't think so," Cashman said. "He's not Rule 5 eligible yet. Same thing with (Rob) Refsynder last year."...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Isn't it time for Brian (Fredo) Cashman to grow the bleep up?

Last October, after the Yankees announced that Brian (Fredo) Cashman would be coming back as general manager, I made a conscious choice that I had to pull back on my "Cashman must go" narrative in Subway Squawkers. Not only was my anti-Cashman rhetoric futile, but all of the negativity was getting me down. Since then, I have made a conscious choice to have more positive things in...
Via Subway Squawkers
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Having taken their victory lap, the self-congratulatory Yankees have a month left to toast this ongoing disastrous season

In case you missed it, Sports Illustrated this week gives Brian Cashman a 2,000-word foot massage, barely a paragraph shy of a romp at the Airport Ramada. The upshot: Cashman is now a Yankee god, an icon comparable to Ruth and Gehrig, his bald head is bulletproof, and the 2015 Yankees stand as testimonial to his competence... this, as they plummet headlong into The Abyss.Yes...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Brian Cashman a Hall of Famer?

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Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brian Cashman Told Derek Jeter He’d Rather Have Troy Tulowitzki In 2010

For all the love Derek Jeter receives from the New York Yankees, there was once a time when Brian Cashman thought the team could do without the shortstop. The Yankees general manager was profiled by Sports Illustrated recently (the article isn’t on the magazine’s website), and a source revealed that Cashman was brutally honest with Jeter during his contract negotiations in 2010...
Via NESN.com
14 days ago  |  Discuss

While negotiating, Brian Cashman told that diva Jeter he'd rather have Tulo playing SS

So, the word is -- Yankees GM Brian Cashman, pushed by Derek Jeter's question of, "Yeah, who you gonna have play SS if you don't resign me?" while negotiating, responded with, "I'd rather have Troy Tulowitzki playing shortstop..."Bam.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Cashman reportedly told Jeter he preferred Tulowitzki in 2010

Derek Jeter's place in Yankees lore is well established among fans of the Pinstripes. But during contract negotiations with Yanks in 2010, he reportedly received a brutally honest opinion from general manager Brian Cashman. According Ryan Hatch of NJ.com, a profile piece in Sports Illustrated has Cashman telling Jeter that he would prefer Troy Tulowitzki over the aging star. According...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Cashman told Derek Jeter in 2010 he preferred Troy Tulowitzki

Long before Derek Jeter retired after the 2014 MLB season, he was in a heated contract dispute with the New York Yankees. At the time, team GM Brian Cashman was playing hardball, not wanting to pay big money to a declining star with limited defensive range. He spared no emotions during the negotiations and even told the Yankees captain that he would rather have Troy Tulowitzki at...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Cashman to Jeter in 2010: I'd rather have Tulowitzki at SS

New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman on Wednesday would not confirm or deny a story in an upcoming profile piece in Sports Illustrated written by S.L. Price that he told Derek Jeter in 2010 that he would rather have had Troy Tulowitzki as the team’s shortstop. The Yankees and Jeter were involved in some pretty contentious contract negotiations at the time of the purported...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Forget SI Article, Yankees' GM Brian Cashman Looks Great Right Now

Did Brian Cashman really tell Derek Jeter that he'd rather have Troy Tulowitzki at shortstop for the New York Yankees? Did he really enjoy being one of the few to "tell the Captain no" in the midst of Jeter's "diva-like tendencies?" If you are to believe an article in this week's Sports Illustrated, the answer to these questions is yes. The Tulowitzki comments were supposedly made...
Via Lady At The Bat
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeter, Cashman relationship severed in 2010 when GM preferred Tulo over Jeter

In a profile of New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman in Sports Illustrated, S.L. Price revealed that Cashman and Derek Jeter didn't have the greatest relationship.To add some intrigue, it happened when the GM told Jeter that he'd prefer then-Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki.The profile has yet to be published, but NJ.com was able to read an advance copy:But there...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: John Calipari Is Hanging Out On The Field Before Tonight’s Twins-Yankees Game

When you’re as well-known as John Calipari, you often find yourself spending time in cool places.  Like the field of Yankee Stadium before the home team plays a game against the Minnesota Twins in the middle of a pennant race. That’s exactly where Coach Cal is on this balmy Tuesday evening, and he’s posting pictures documenting the experience. The @Yankees‘ brain trust...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Double shocker: Yankees beat the Blue Jays, and the "unmarketable" A-Rod is getting a special day!

A-Rod and CC hug it out after Alex's 3000th hit.Well, that was a pretty exciting -- and exhausting -- day in Yankeeland! First, even I, the author of "The Redemption of A-Rod," was positively stunned when I heard that the Yankees were going to honor Alex Rodriguez with a special day for his 3000th hit. I don't seem to remember even Derek Jeter getting such a day for his own 3000th...
Via Subway Squawkers
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the New York Yankees in trouble?

The New York Yankees have come a long way from being the run away favorite to win the American League East. The Yankees just last month were standing atop the AL East comfortably and now they are only a half game atop the division. Before the trade deadline, the Yankees possessed a 6.5 game lead over the Toronto Blue Jays and Baltimore Orioles. Ever since the trade deadline, July...
Via isportsweb.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
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August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

A big shoe drops today, and the mystery of Dustin Ackley will be explained

Something will happen today. It must happen. I'm sort of dreading it. Today, we will learn why, why, why the Yankees sandbagged themselves into a corner in their obsessive quest for somebody named Dustin Ackley.  I spent last night trying to figure it out. Never did. Ackley's nickname should be "The Sphinx." His presence as a Yankee - if he remains one after today - is a dark...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

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
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Hot Yankees Need To Avoid Letdown on 10 Game Trip

It's been the story of the Yankees season so far. Just when they seem to be on a roll, something happens. Thursday the Yankees loaded the bases with none out in the bottom of the first and the next two hitters failed to advance the runners. It looked as if something was about to happen.    But Chase Headley, who has struggled all season at the plate and in the field, delivered...
Via Lady At The Bat
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

With a five-game lead in the loss column, the Yankees now have only injuries to fear

This is Buck Is Stuck Week in the AL East, a series where the Yankees can - on paper, at least - turn the rest of the O's season into a quest for that horrible, terrible, wretched one-game Wild Card birth. If we split the next two, Baltimore leaves NY five down in the loss column. If we sweep them - ahhh, mama - they leave seven back... with only eight games remaining against us...
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July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Brendan Ryan: Short Term Hero But Not Long Term Answer For Yankees

I’ll be honest. Despite Brendan Ryan's Tuesday night performance, I still don’t think he’s the team's best option.Ryan produced a 2-out double that scored Didi Gregorius from 1B, in what proved to be the winning run in the Yankees 3-2 win over division rival Baltimore.Brian Cashman, who has to be feeling vindicated given the results of the game, obviously disagrees, because...
Via Lady At The Bat
July 22, 2015  |  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
July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Refsnyder Shows Potential & Problems as Yankees Earn Series Win Against Red Sox

The people asked and the New York Yankees brain trust delivered. On Saturday, the Yankees #5 prospect, 2B Rob Refsnyder, made his major league debut against the Boston Red Sox. As Stephen Drew’s generally ineffective season continues, many Yankees fans are looking to Refsnyder and wondering if he wouldn’t be a better alternative. The 24 year old, who batted .364 in Spring Training...
Via Lady At The Bat
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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