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.
Sun, 03 Feb 2013 09:16:58 -0800
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said the team is still looking for a right-handed bat for the outfield.
Wed, 26 Dec 2012 00:58:54 -0800
The New York Yankees may take a look at signing OF's Scott Hairston and Matt Diaz, according to team sources. "We'll need something for the DH spot as well, but the most important aspect right now is finding a right-handed bat in the outfield," Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said.
Sun, 23 Dec 2012 00:50:45 -0800
With the signing of SP's Hiroki Kuroda and Andy Pettitte, the New York Yankees have no further plans to upgrade the rotation, according to general manager Brian Cashman.
Sun, 21 Oct 2012 23:46:14 -0700
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said SP Michael Pineda (shoulder) will not be ready for the start of the regular season in 2013 and may not be available until summer. "We have to keep him off our radar for now. We're talking June of next year ... the second half of next year," Cashman said.