October 18, 2007 |
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said yesterday that the team would not negotiate with Alex Rodriguez if he opts out of his contract. The third baseman returned to New York after four days of meetings with agent Scott Boras in California. Rodriguez, who led baseball with 54 home runs and 156 RBIs, has an option to terminate the final three years and $81 million of his agreement and become a free agent. He has until 10 days after the World Series to exercise that clause.
March 12, 2013 |
CHIPPER JONES putting on pinstripes? The banged-up New York Yankees would love to have him. General manager Brian Cashman even said so Monday, expressing interest in the retired Atlanta Braves star. "He'd be perfect," Cashman said at Yankees' camp in Tampa. "I'd take Larry in a heartbeat. I think everybody would. " The eight-time All-Star third baseman - better known by his nickname - quickly ended such talk. "Enough with the rumors!" Jones tweeted. "While I am flattered about the speculation of being enticed out of retirement, I'm happy with life as a bad golfer!"
November 5, 2003 |
Shortstop Derek Jeter played the American League Championship Series and the World Series with a ruptured tendon in his left thumb. New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman made the disclosure yesterday after the team's news conference to announce Don Mattingly's return as hitting coach. Cashman said the team would wait about 2 more weeks to determine if the tendon, injured in the opener of the series against the Boston Red Sox, would heal with about 3 weeks of rest.
June 3, 2011 |
Brian Cashman said that whom Alex Rodriguez associates with on public grounds is none of his or the Yankees' business. And Major League Baseball agrees. According to a published report yesterday morning, A-Rod's cousin, Yuri Sucart, who supplied the then-Rangers shortstop with performance-enhancing drugs – the infamous "boli" – from 2001-03, has been on several trips this season. The New York Daily News reported Sucart, banned by the Yankees from any team function or facility in 2009, has been spotted at hotels where the Yankees stay, most recently this week in San Francisco.
June 27, 2013 |
BRIAN CASHMAN said he regrets using the F-word, but didn't say he was sorry. On Tuesday, Yankees slugger A-Rod sent out a tweet stating his hip surgeon had cleared him to play in rehabilitation games. When asked about it by ESPN New York, Cashman said it was the team's job to make those sort of announcements, and that A-Rod should, "Shut the [F-word] up. " Yesterday, Cashman admitted he misspoke, but didn't aplogize. "I regret the choice of words I used," he told reporters at Yankee Stadium.
March 6, 2013 |
NEW YORK Yankees general manager Brian Cashman broke his right leg and dislocated the ankle while skydiving in Florida. Cashman jumped with the U.S. Army Golden Knights in a plane from Homestead Air Reserve Base outside Miami, a fundraiser for the Wounded Warrior Project. He was hurt on his second jump Monday. The Yankees said X-rays at Homestead Hospital revealed a broken fibula and dislocated ankle. Cashman was scheduled for surgery later in the day with Dr. Dominic Carreira at Broward Health Medical Center.
March 5, 2013
Compared to his extracurricular activities, negotiating contracts must be a breeze for New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman. But during his latest feat, as he helped raise funds for the Wounded Warrior Project, Cashman hurt himself. Cashman suffered a broken right leg Monday while skydiving with the U.S. Army Golden Knights from Homestead Air Reserve Base outside Miami. The Yankees said X-rays revealed a broken fibula and dislocated ankle; Cashman was scheduled for surgery.
September 25, 2008 |
A foreign feeling For the first time in his sparkling Yankees career, Derek Jeter will not be playing in October. The team's streak of 13 straight postseason appearances came to an end Tuesday, despite a 3-1 win over Toronto. On the same night, Boston beat Cleveland, 5-4, to clinch at least the American League wild card and eliminate New York. "It basically boils down to we weren't good enough," Jeter told the Associated Press. "That's the only way you can put it. Our team didn't play well enough the whole season in order to get to where we needed to be. It's a huge disappointment.
May 19, 1999 |
Joe Torre returned as manager of the New York Yankees yesterday, taking over the wobbling team exactly two months after undergoing surgery for prostate cancer. His first game back was not a success on the field - the visiting Yankees lost, 6-3, to the Boston Red Sox. Still, he was just glad to be in the dugout once again. "It felt very good, no fatigue," Torre said. "I was very glad. I thought I'd be jumpy. "I wish the result was better. " Torre, managing his first game since undergoing surgery for prostate cancer on March 18, got a standing ovation when he took the lineup card to home plate.
March 8, 2013 |
MARK TEIXEIRA will to be out at least until early May with a strained right wrist tendon, the latest major injury setback for the New York Yankees. New York general manager Brian Cashman gave the news Wednesday after the Yankees lost, 8-2, to the Dominican Republic World Baseball Classic team. "It's a tough loss," Cashman said. Teixeira was hurt swinging a bat Tuesday in an indoor cage during pregame warmups with the United States World Baseball Classic team. Initially, Teixeira was expected to be out 8 to 10 days, but he was examined by Yankees doctors in New York on Wednesday and a prognosis of 8 to 10 weeks was given.