The New York Yankees‘ 1-5 nightmare week, featuring blown leads, poorly-timed offensive scuffles, and Paul De Jong, played out like a Brian Cashman funhouse, with pitching mistakes and missed opportunities popping out of dark rooms at every turn. Only an Aroldis Chapman meltdown on Monday against the Ms to kick off the week — which felt possible when he entered for the seventh inning of a 6-2 game — would’ve made things sting worse.
A big knock on how the New York Yankees do business is the organization’s overall lack of feel for the game. Going down the slippery analytics slope is dangerous and will only get you stuck in the worst corners of social media, but it’s hard to deny the front office has favored advanced metrics far more than the human element.
Cashman disclosed details about New York's conversations with the Nationals before Soto was dealt to San Diego ahead of the trade deadline
Cashman walks through his frenzy of activity leading up to the deadline, making the best team in baseball even better
The Yankees wanted Juan Soto. General manager Brian Cashman was in the batter’s box ready to take a big swing for a 23-year-old superstar outfielder with two seasons of team control after this year. His counterpart paid little attention. Washington Nationals GM Mike Rizzo apparently preferred what other clubs...
NEW YORK — The Yankees loved what they were getting for a few seasons from Derek Jeter’s successor. Didi Gregorius hit for average and power, and although his shortstop range always was average at best, he gobbled up most everything coming his way. From 2015-19, Gregorius mostly was...
Lots of great stuff from Brian Cashman as always - and here’s a sample of some quotes Cashman gave on one-off topics when the Yankees GM joined Carton & Roberts on Thursday.
Cashman’s contract as GM of the Yankees ends this fall, but he’s not worried about the fact that he hasn’t gotten an extension because that’s just the Yankees way - and he’s still loving the job after nearly 25 years.