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New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Talks Alex Rodriguez Milestone Bonus
May 2nd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Now the ugly part of New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez hitting home run No. 660. ***PHOTO2*** Rodriguez is due $6 million after tying Willie Mays for fourth on the all-time home run list, however the Yankees have plans to fight that bonus and not pay it. Their claim is that A-Rod's...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Comments on Forearm Injury Forcing Him to 15-day DL
April 29th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
The New York Yankees received devastating news when it was discovered Masahiro Tanaka had a forearm strain that would keep him out up to a month. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees ace had made it through just four starts and was finally getting into his rhythm before suffering the injury to his forearm that...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman Says Masahiro Tanaka Injury ‘Could Be’ Precursor to Tommy John Surgery
April 28th, 2015 at 9:02 PM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman may have just dropped a bomb. ***PHOTO1*** According to Kevin Kernan of the New York Post, the Yanks' GM admitted that Masahiro Tanaka's forearm strain that is landing him on the 15-day DL "could be" a precursor to him having Tommy John surgery: When I asked...

Brian Cashman Explains Logic Behind New York Yankees Trading Shane Greene
April 19th, 2015 at 12:15 PM
New York Yankees manager Brian Cashman has been getting some flack lately for pulling the trigger on a three-team deal during the offseason that landed the Yanks shortstop Didi Gregorius and sent starting pitcher Shane Greene to Detroit. ***PHOTO1*** Now Greene has started off the season 2-0 for the Tigers without surrendering...

Brian Cashman Expresses Frustration with New York Yankees’ Defense to Start Season
April 17th, 2015 at 8:55 AM
The New York Yankees thought that defense was going to be one of the last problems the team faced this season, but instead it has become on of the biggest problems. ***PHOTO1*** Through nine games, the Yanks have an astounding 11 errors, tying them for the most in Major League Baseball with...

Brian Cashman Confirms Why New York Yankees Prospect Rob Refsnyder was Left Off Roster
April 2nd, 2015 at 1:13 PM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman made it short and sweet as far as why prospect Rob Refsnyder didn't make the big-league roster. ***PHOTO2*** Refsnyder was reassigned on Thursday, along with three others, and will now start the year in the minors as opposed to the bigs. It was hoped he...

Brian Cashman Says New York Yankees’ Dellin Betances Never Had Velocity Problems
March 31st, 2015 at 1:30 PM
All this talk of New York Yankees reliever Dellin Betances having velocity issues this spring is hogwash, according to general manager Brian Cashman. ***PHOTO1*** Along with lackluster numbers that have people concerned, Betances was also said to be throwing less heat than he did as compared to last season. Well, Cashman is here...

Brian Cashman Hints Didi Gregorius and Brendan Ryan Will Platoon for New York Yankees at Shortstop
March 31st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
All spring long we've been made to believe that the New York Yankees would go with Didi Gregorius as the everyday shortstop sans platoon, however general manager Brian Cashman seems to have a different plan. ***PHOTO3*** Earlier in the spring, manager Joe Girardi seemed to lockdown the fact that Gregorius was going...

Brian Cashman Says New York Yankees Prospects Jose Pirela, Rob Refsnyder ‘Still Have Work to Do’
March 30th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman is happy he signed second baseman Stephen Drew during the offseason because prospects Jose Pirela and Rob Refsnyder are not ready defensively. ***PHOTO1*** Cashman said so on Sunday while also praising the pair's bats, per Chad Jennings of the LoHud Yankees Blog: “I know there’s a...

New York Yankees’ Stephen Drew Getting Hot in Stretch Run of Spring Training
March 29th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Stephen Drew has been attacked all spring long for putting up lackluster numbers, but now the New York Yankees starting second baseman is beginning to catch fire at just the right time. ***PHOTO1*** In his first eight games, Drew was just 2-19 with zero RBI and hitting a dreadful .105. Since then, Drew...

New York Yankees’ Adam Warren ‘Has a Huge Lead’ for No. 5 Starter Spot
March 25th, 2015 at 11:53 AM
Not that it should come as much of a surprise to anyone, but New York Yankees pitcher Adam Warren is the favorite for the team's No. 5 starter spot, according to his own general manager. ***PHOTO2*** GM Brian Cashman said so to reporters on Wednesday, saying that Wareen has "a huge lead"...

Jose Pirela’s Crash into Wall Shows New York Yankees Prospect is Earning His Pinstripes
March 23rd, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Sometimes when a team in any sport needs a spark, oftentimes its a younger player who can provide it. Jose Pirela showed that on Sunday, when he selflessly put his own safety on the line to catch a fly ball in a meaningless spring training game. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees prospect...

New York Yankees Trying to Cut Junk Food Out of Clubhouse Meals in 2015
March 20th, 2015 at 5:30 PM
The New York Yankees are joining a growing movement in Major League Baseball today and are beginning to offer more healthy options around the clubhouse for the players and coaches. ***PHOTO1*** In years past, the team has been looking for ways to get the players to eat healthier, and while all the...

New York Yankees Players Poised for a Breakout Season in 2015
March 19th, 2015 at 5:24 PM
The New York Yankees are going to need some improvement from within in order to excel this season. Brian Cashman refrained from making any splashy acquisitions this offseason and chose instead to acquire assets with high upside and hope for a few breakout seasons in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Brian McCann McCann struggled at the...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman: CC Sabathia is ‘Vitally Important’
March 17th, 2015 at 1:20 PM
CC Sabathia hasn't been himself over the past two seasons, but somehow New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman thinks he's vital to the success of the team's rotation in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Cashman said so while talking to Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com on Monday: As general Brian Cashman put it on Monday, "CC...

An Open Letter from Yankees Fans to Manager Joe Girardi, GM Brian Cashman About 2nd Base
March 13th, 2015 at 12:02 PM
Dear Joe Girardi and Brian Cashman, ***PHOTO1*** Before I start, I just wanted to let you know I've always been a big supporter of both of you. Joe, you were always a professional when you wore the pinstripes, both as a coach and player, and you've done a solid job as manager for...

Hideki Matsui Talks New Role with Yankees as Special Advisor to GM Brian Cashman
March 12th, 2015 at 10:24 AM
The New York Yankees made it official on Wednesday that Hideki Matsui would become the team's new special advisor to general manager Brian Cashman. ***PHOTO1*** A press conference on Wednesday morning with Cashman at Matsui's side made it official and it looked like the 40-year-old was quite happy to have his new...

Reggie Jackson: Jose Pirela is Yankees Best Hitting Prospect; GM Brian Cashman Disagrees
March 11th, 2015 at 4:10 PM
New York Yankees prospect Jose Pirela got a ringing endorsement after Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson claimed that the 25-year-old could be the organization's best hitting prospect. ***PHOTO1*** General manager Brian Cashman disagrees. On top of Jackson praising Pirela a few days ago, Mr. October has also personally told Pirela he thinks very...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman: There’s No Competition for 2nd Base Job
March 11th, 2015 at 11:16 AM
Many New York Yankees fans can't understand why Stephen Drew and his .091 spring training average is set to be the starting second baseman for the team this season without competition during the spring, a fact confirmed by manager Joe Girardi on Tuesday. ***PHOTO1*** Drew is coming off a season in which...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Have Shown Interest in Troy Tulowitzki Over Past 2 Years
March 11th, 2015 at 9:29 AM
It's no secret that it made sense for the New York Yankees to look into a potential deal for Troy Tulowitzki over the past two seasons with the retirement of Derek Jeter looming, but now it has been confirmed that general manager Brian Cashman was interested in the All-Star shortstop. ***PHOTO1*** CBS...