Tag Archives: Brian Cashman

Ichiro signing might be more evidence of Yankees front office rift, and lots of notes


It was a little curious this offseason when after the Yankees refused to offer anybody a multi-year contract and even turned down a reasonable one-year offer from Russell Martin only to see them sign a 39-year-old Ichiro Suzuki to a two-year deal. Sure, Ichiro finished very strong while he was with the Yankees, but in his ...

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Yankees Morning Bits: Hughes, Nova, Cashman, Cano, Banuelos, Pineda, and Cabral


The Yankees had the day off yesterday so let's get right to it. • After two days of throwing, Phil Hughes is says he's feeling fine. • Ivan Nova has adjusted his mechanics this season. • Brian Cashman broke his ankle jumping out of a plane. • Robinson Cano's father, Jose Cano, wants his son to stay with the Yankees. • Manny Banuelos has joined Michael ...

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Cashman lacked authority to make offers during Winter Meetings

It turns out that Yankees GM Brian Cashman's frustration, that I wrote about this morning, was not just about missing out on free agents because of the Yankees budget situation, but it also has to do with him losing authority to even make offers, according to Dan Barbarisi of the Wall Street Journal. Here is more from ...

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Brian Cashman frustrated by Hal Steinbrenner’s budget

It only seems like the Yankees have missed out on every free agent, but technically they have signed three - Andy Pettitte, Mariano Rivera, and Hiroki Kuroda. Two of them were never in any danger of leaving and the other one has loved his time here which didn't help. Beyond them, though, it's been a mess. ...

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Cashman and Girardi expected to be back along with coaching staff

It doesn't appear as if the Yankees will not be making any changes to their general manager, manager or the coaching staff even after a disappointing exit in the ALCS. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported that both Brian Cashman and Joe Girardi will be back next season and in a separate Tweet Cashman told Heyman that the ...

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Cashman says Girardi’s job is not on the line

The Yankees lost a 10-game lead in their division and lately it has shown in their manager Joe Girardi's demenor. From him yelling at fans in Chicago to him fighting with reporters in the lockerroom it hasn't been an easy time for him. But he can rest assured that he will still have a job next ...

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Brian Cashman: This stuff happens

Yeah, everybody loses 10 game division leads...wait a minute. There was the 2011 Braves, the '95 Angels, and the '78 Red Sox. So I guess this stuff does technically happen. Just not very often. “We’re just not playing up to the best of our abilities, that’s all,” Yankees GM Brian Cashman told Chad Jennings of the Journal ...

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Cashman not surprised Melky and Colon tested positive for PEDs

Personally, I wasn't surprised to hear that both Melky Cabrera and then Bartolo Colon tested positive for performance enhancing drugs, but it does come as a shock to hear Yankees GM Brian Cashman come out and say the same thing. "Unfortunately, not surprised," Brian Cashman said to Michael Kay on his ESPNRadio show. "You see some spike ...

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