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Yankees GM Brian Cashman Says Media to Blame for Big Spending Speculation
December 20th, 2014 at 1:36 PM
The New York Yankees have been linked to just about every free agent pitcher this offseason, leading to the idea that the team would land one of the big-name starters on the market. ***PHOTO1*** As of now, nothing has come to fruition and Yankees brass has done its best to shoot down...

Chris Capuano Guaranteed Spot in New York Yankees’ Rotation, Says GM Brian Cashman
December 17th, 2014 at 9:25 AM
UPDATE: Wednesday, December 17 at 4:24 p.m. ET Chris Capuano had an opportunity to play in Japan if the Yankees didn't come calling, but the 36-year-old left-hander decided to stay in the Bronx once he was offered a contract, per Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com: "I love Japan, but if you get the...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Open to Signing 2 Starting Pitchers This Offseason
November 21st, 2014 at 8:54 AM
The starting rotation of the New York Yankees is usually a priority for the team and heading into the winter, it could once again be a focal point for Brian Cashman. ***PHOTO1*** Masahiro Tanaka, last year's signee, missed two months with a slight ligament tear and was able to avoid surgery for...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman: 2015 Payroll Will Be ‘Very High, Very Impressive’
November 14th, 2014 at 10:35 AM
There's been chatter about if the New York Yankees will spend high like they normally do in the winter or if they will scale back and focus more on player development. ***PHOTO1*** Some aren't buying the Yankees not spending; Scott Boras sure isn't because he doesn't think it's the Yankees way or...

New York Yankees Choose Gary Denbo as New Head of Minor League System
October 23rd, 2014 at 4:03 PM
After Senior Vice President of Baseball Operations Mark Newman left the team, the New York Yankees needed a new man to head their minor league system and have chosen Gary Denbo to take the role. ***PHOTO1*** Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reported the decision by the Yankees: Source: Gary Denbo...

Joe Torre Reacts to Idea That Yankees Manager Joe Girardi Might Be on Hot Seat
October 22nd, 2014 at 11:59 AM
It has been two full seasons since the New York Yankees have played meaningful games in October, but according to former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre, that won't lead to current skipper Joe Girardi being on the hot seat anytime soon. ***PHOTO1*** Brendan Kuty of NJ.com shared the details of what...

Dave Magadan Won’t Become Yankees Hitting Coach; Chili Davis Chose Boston Over NY
October 20th, 2014 at 5:54 PM
The New York Yankees have notified Texas Rangers hitting coach Dave Magadan that he will not be the team's next hitting coach. ***PHOTO1*** Anthony McCarron of New York Daily News has the latest: Dave Magadan has been told by the Yankees he's not going to be their hitting coach. — Anthony McCarron (@AnthonyMcCarron) October...

New York Yankees Don’t Have Deal in Place Yet for Former Mets GM Omar Minaya
October 14th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
On Monday night, word came down that the New York Yankees were giving strong consideration to hiring former New York Mets general manager Omar Minaya to assume one of the team's front office positions. ***PHOTO1*** Despite Minaya and Yankees current general manager Brian Cashman being very good friends and still keeping close...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees Considering Hiring Former Mets GM Omar Minaya for Front Office Position
October 13th, 2014 at 11:38 PM
Brian Cashman has been known to help out his fellow general manager friends when they need jobs in the organization. ***PHOTO1*** Kevin Towers worked with the Yankees for a season after being relieved from the San Diego Padres, as does Jim Hendry when he was fired from the Chicago Cubs; Hendry still...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Talks About Replacing Derek Jeter in 2015
October 12th, 2014 at 10:53 AM
As if New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman didn't have a difficult enough job already, he now has to find a replacement for the irreplaceable: shortstop Derek Jeter. ***PHOTO1*** Cashman recently spoke to the media about several things concerning the Yankees and their offseason, but the topic of Jeter also came...

New York Yankees May Shuffle Coaching Staff to Different Positions for 2015
October 12th, 2014 at 10:26 AM
The New York Yankees have already begun to make moves to change their coaching staff for the 2015 season, and it appears more changes are on the way, although it could just be a situation where coaches are rearranged to different positions. ***PHOTO1*** Hitting coach Kevin Long and first base coach Mick...

New York Yankees Will Never Go into Rebuild Mode, Says GM Brian Cashman
October 11th, 2014 at 11:08 AM
For those fans who are hoping the New York Yankees will start building their team from the ground up via the farm system, don't hold your breath. ***PHOTO1*** In an interview on the Michael Kay Show on 98.7 FM ESPN New York, General manager Brian Cashman admitted that the Bronx Bombers are...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Reacts to Firing Kevin Long and Mick Kelleher
October 11th, 2014 at 10:36 AM
The New York Yankees made a statement on Friday when they fired their hitting coach, Kevin Long, after a terrible season for the organization offensively. ***PHOTO1*** Maybe more importantly, the move silenced millions of critics--or Yankees fans--who thought Long must be fired in order to begin steering the ship in the right...

New York Yankees Officially Re-Sign GM Brian Cashman to 3-Year Contract
October 10th, 2014 at 2:08 PM
The New York Yankees made it a priority to bring back their long-time general manager in Brian Cashman and because of his efforts over the last couple of years, keeping the team competitive despite some struggles, the Yankees have rewarded Cashman for doing just that. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees announced on Friday that...

Hal Steinbrenner Appologizes for New York Yankees Missing Playoffs in 2014
October 2nd, 2014 at 12:08 PM
It was a tough season for the New York Yankees in 2014. After the team failed to make the playoffs, Yankees managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner "apologized" for his teams' performance. ***VIDEO1*** "I apologize, we did not do the job this year," Steinbrenner said on the "Michael Kay Show" on the YES...

Hal Steinbrenner Has No Plans to Sell Majority Share of New York Yankees
October 2nd, 2014 at 10:12 AM
It's no secret George Steinbrenner and his son Hal have very different ways of running an organization. Hal is more fiscally aware while The Boss was the ultimate fan owner, doing whatever it took to help his New York Yankees win. ***PHOTO1*** Because of this major difference, many fans would like to...

Hal Steinbrenner Holding Kevin Long Responsible for New York Yankees Poor Offense in 2014
October 2nd, 2014 at 7:26 AM
Hal Steinbrenner might not be one to create stirs and headlines like his father used to do when he was disappointed in someone's performance, but the current New York Yankees owner does know how to make his point very clear. ***PHOTO1*** That point, the offense was terrible in 2014. The run production...

Hal Steinbrenner Confirms Brian Cashman and New York Yankees Talking Contract
October 1st, 2014 at 5:28 PM
Rumors were swirling that the New York Yankees were ready to start the process of retaining their general manager, Brian Cashman, and owner Hal Steinbrenner confirmed as much in an interview with Michael Kay on 98.7 FM ESPN New York. ***PHOTO1*** Chad Jennings of the LoHud Yankees Blog reported on what was...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees Begin Prep on New Contract for GM Brian Cashman
September 30th, 2014 at 1:33 PM
Brian Cashman is not only safe as the general manager of the New York Yankees, but it looks like he will be back with the likelihood of a new deal in place. ***PHOTO1*** Buster Olney of ESPN reported on Tuesday that the Yankees have begun to prep the groundwork for a new...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees not Expected to Spend Big Money in Free Agency
September 29th, 2014 at 1:43 PM
Big pockets don't always equal big spending. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees dropped a ton of money on free agents last offseason in the hopes that it would help them rebound from an October-less season in 2013, but that didn't exactly pan out for the Bronx Bombers. Instead, the Yanks are now on...