Tag Archives: Brian Cashman

Addressing the Misconception About a Cano Extension

Last week, there was a report that implied Hal Steinbrenner was ready to ditch the austerity plan: As another source told me on Wednesday, “This is the first time since George died that it appears a Steinbrenner is actually running … Continue reading

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Imagining a Mid-Season Fire Sale

Picture this worst case scenario for the Yankees: 10 to 15 games behind the division pace in mid-July. Injuries, underwhelming performance, and improved rivals set the Yankees in a seemingly insurmountable hole. The odds of a late season comeback look … Continue reading

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Brian Cashman and the Front Office: Lucky, Smart, or Both?

While analysing various players over the past few weeks, I began to notice a trend. It seemed like almost every recently acquired player we analyzed was performing better than their past performances would suggest (Eppley, Ibanez, Chavez, Kuroda). There are … Continue reading

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Not Originally the Popular Choice, Ibanez the Right Choice

After letting go of Jorge Posada’s corpse and dealing Jesus Montero in the offseason, the Yankees were searching for a way to fill the DH spot. Given that they already had lefty-mashing Andruw Jones on the roster, it made the … Continue reading

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