Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:38:33 -0700
New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (lat) may require a DL stint, according to general manager Brian Cashman.
Fantasy Tip: Tex's up-and-down season seems to have hit another valley. Brian McCann may line up at first base for the duration, especially with INF/OF Kelly Johnson (groin) on the disabled list. It'd be good for McCann's value to play more frequently and not behind the plate.
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:05:01 -0700
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman is aggressively trying to upgrade his pitching staff. "We have to try to improve, reinforce and upgrade, certainly," Cashman said.
Wed, 14 May 2014 00:29:49 -0700
The New York Yankees may go outside the organization to look for pitching help with three SPs (CC Sabathia, Ivan Nova and Michael Pineda) sitting on the shelf. General manager Brian Cashman has not ruled out moving RP Adam Warren to the rotation.
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 11:17:45 -0800
The New York Yankees have talked to the agents of 1B Mark Reynolds and RP Boone Logan, according to general manager Brian Cashman.
Thu, 07 Nov 2013 23:18:12 -0800
Although New York Yankees RP David Robertson would seem to be the heir apparent to CL Mariano Rivera, general manager Brian Cashman is not anointing him the closer just yet. "We haven't anointed anybody the closer, so I don't know," Cashman said. "I know Robertson wants it. But we'll see how the winter shakes out and how the competition in spring training takes place." The Yankees have been in contact with free-agent closers like Grant Balfour (Athletics)
Wed, 26 Jun 2013 05:41:41 -0700
New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez (hip) tweeted that he was cleared to begin a rehab assignment. This must have upset the team's front office, and general manager Brian Cashman lashed out about the situation. "You know what, when the Yankees want to announce something, (we will)," Cashman said to ESPN New York. "Alex should just shut the (expletive) up. That's it. I'm going to call Alex now."
Mon, 17 Jun 2013 19:09:29 -0700
The New York Yankees could be active leading up to the trade deadline, according to general manager Brian Cashman. "Man, I've been active already," Cashman said today on a conference call with reporters. "I feel like up until recently we've been getting a new player in here [often] — they weren't relatively big splashes, but it just feels like from mid-Spring Training on, we've been on overdrive mixing and matching stuff. I'm always open for business, if it feels like they're incremental upgrades or significant ones."
Mon, 04 Mar 2013 19:28:14 -0800
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman suffered a broken right fibula and a dislocated right ankle in a skydiving accident Monday, Mar. 4. Cashman was taking part in an event to raise awareness for the Wounded Warrior Project. "I'm in great spirits, and it was an awesome experience," Cashman said. "The Golden Knights are first class. While I certainly didn't intend to raise awareness in exactly this fashion, I'm extremely happy that the Wounded Warrior Project is getting the well-deserved additional attention." Cashman is scheduled to undergo surgery.
Fri, 22 Feb 2013 00:00:13 -0800
Updating a previous item, New York Yankees SP Phil Hughes (back) could be out longer than one week because of a bulging disk in his back. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said it could be two weeks before Hughes could resume throwing off a mound.
Thu, 21 Feb 2013 09:15:48 -0800
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said the team isn't going to pursue free-agent SP Kyle Lohse (Cardinals), no matter how long SP Phil Hughes (back) is out.