Tag Archives: Brian Cashman

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


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


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?


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


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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Brian Cashman compares Yankees “ifs” of 2015 to 1996

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With the Yankees coming to camp later this week, there will a lot of 'ifs' and question marks on many of their star players If Masahiro Tanaka's elbow stays in one piece... If the Yankees bullpen can replicate their success from last year... If the Mark Teixeira's and Carlos Beltran's can stay healthy... If the Jacoby Ellsbury's and Brett ...

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Brian Cashman on Drew, Eovaldi, Refsnyder, Rodriguez and Sabathia

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Brian Cashman was on WFAN earlier this afternoon with Mike Francesa and along with discussing the upcoming meeting between the Yankees and Alex Rodriguez, he gave tidbits on what he's expecting from Stephen Drew, Nathan Eovaldi, Rob Refsnyder, Alex Rodriguez and CC Sabathia this season, whether it'd be on the Major League level or the ...

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Report: Brian Cashman agrees to meet with Alex Rodriguez


While Alex Rodriguez was able to get a meeting with commissioner Rob Manfred last month, there were reports of the Yankees turning down a similar meeting with Rodriguez, telling him they'll "see him in Spring Training". However, Brian Cashman spoke on the record and said the reports of the Yankees refusing to meet with Rodriguez ...

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