Tag Archives: Brian Cashman

Cashman on Gregorius, Teixeira, Beltran, Drew, Rodriguez and roster decisions

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With six days to go until Opening Day, the Yankees have to begin finalizing their roster, and hope their players bounce back after two non-contending seasons. Brian Cashman was asked about whether Didi Gregorius needs a platoon partner, if Carlos Beltran, Mark Teixeira and Stephen Drew will bounce back from their horrific 2014 seasons, Alex ...

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Brian Cashman not concerned with Dellin Betances despite rough spring

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This time last year, Dellin Betances did what seemed to be the impossible: with no options remaining, he was able to win a job out of Spring Training and stay on the roster for the entire season. He became the set-up man to David Robertson, made the All-Star team as a rookie and beat Mariano ...

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Rodriguez’s first career start at first base was “quite interesting”

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Alex Rodriguez is used to taking the field every game and making routine plays on the infield grass. However during yesterday's 7-0 win against the Houston Astros, Rodriguez didn't take grounders at third and instead manned a different position--first base. He made three routine plays at first before he was lifted after three innings; the ...

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Brian Cashman: “I don’t think we need a captaincy”

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One of the most iconic roles in baseball is being the captain of the New York Yankees. In fact, there have been only 16 captains, ranging from Clark Griffith to Babe Ruth to Lou Gehrig to Thurman Munson to Don Mattingly to Derek Jeter. So, it was rather surprising to hear Brian Cashman say that ...

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Yankees want Didi Gregorius to play like himself–not like Derek Jeter

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Since position players reported to camp on Wednesday, the focus had been on Alex Rodriguez. In fact, all of the attention had been on Rodriguez after he returned from a year long suspension for his involvement in a steroids scandal. But with games beginning on Tuesday, the attention will shift to Didi Gregorius, who will ...

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Could Joe Girardi end up in the hot seat if 2015 goes awry?

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Over the last two seasons, the Yankees have been a disappointment. They missed the postseason for two years in a row and witnessed legends hanging up their cleats for the final time in their legendary Hall-of-Fame careers. But lost in the two back-to-back seasons where the Yankees didn't make the postseason was Joe Girardi's impressive ...

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Brian Cashman talks about Alex Rodriguez after first full-squad workout

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Today, the Yankees had their first full workout of the season; Didi Gregorius fielded grounders at shortstop, Brett Gardner caught fly-balls in the outfield and Brian McCann took batting practice. However, all of that went under the radar when all eyes were on Alex Rodriguez, who took batting practice, fielded grounders at third and shortstop ...

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Alex Rodriguez reports to Spring Training

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During his "State of the Yankees" address on Friday morning, Joe Girardi said he wasn't planning on Alex Rodriguez to report to camp until Wednesday when the other position players are scheduled to arrive. However, Rodriguez went to get his physical at George M. Steinbrenner Field this morning, then went to the Yankees minor league ...

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