Dan LaTorraca

Richard “Bubba” Crosby was taken by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first round of the 1998 amateur draft from Rice University – ahead of Aaron Rowand, Adam Dunn, Brandon Inge, Barry Zito and Mark Prior. Crosby initially struggled after being drafted, posting a .266 batting average in his first […]

Where Are They Now: Bubba Crosby

Let me begin by saying that I have always been a fan of Brian Cashman and I think he’s one of the better general managers in major league baseball. This sentiment was further solidified this morning when the San Francisco Giants officially signed first baseman Aubrey Huff to a one-year, […]

Thankful for Cashman

At this point in the offseason, the roster is virtually completed and the lineups are basically arranged. The addition of Nick Johnson not only sealed the fate of Johnny Damon, but  also gave the Yankees an on-base machine to bat behind Derek Jeter and ahead of Mark Teixeira. With the […]

Who Should Bat Fifth?

The vacancy in left field has been the primary discussion topic for Yankee fans lately, and Brian Cashman added fuel to the fire today by telling Pete Caldera that the roster is nearly set. He also told Chad Jennings that he is currently searching for a right-handed bat for the […]

The Case for Jonny Gomes