Yankees general manager Brian Cashman revealed Tuesday he had no interest in retaining Robertson once New York agreed Friday to a $36 million, four-year deal with Andrew Miller.
Imagine. Andrew Miller in the seventh, Dellin Betances in the eighth, and David Robertson to close. It’s the type of pen a lot of teams only dream about.
Both teams have much to do. If they have a successful Winter Meetings, or at least lay the groundwork for some post-meetings deals, then perhaps they can talk about the postseason in a serious manner.
Brian Cashman has holes to fill. He doesn’t have the farm talent to fill them all, or leverage for a trade. So that leaves free agency. It’s the Yankees’ way.
The Yankees’ general manager took part in the Covenant House’s “Sleep Out” movement on Thursday night by sleeping on the streets of Manhattan.
Though still undecided about pursuing Scherzer, the Yankees could adjust their offseason approach after having “brief contact” with the two-time All-Star’s agent, according to CBS’ Jon Heyman.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman and New York City FC chief business officer Tim Pernetti will sleep on the streets of New York City on Thursday.
The $15.3 million qualifying offer rejected by Robertson would have made him the highest-paid closer in baseball. It appears he’s still aiming for that distinction along with the security of a multi-year deal.
Spring training is more than three months from now, and already the spotlight is on Alex Rodriguez. Third base? First base? Designated hitter? The bench?
To get things started today, the Dynamic Radio Duo felt the need to come to the defense of one Joe Girardi.
Yankees GM Brian Cashman isn’t sure what kind of deal David Robertson is looking for this winter. He’ll find out soon enough after the closer turned down a $15.3 million qualifying offer.
The events of last week indicated that signing veteran hole-fillers won’t be as easy as the Bombers might have hoped. In fact, they may be faced with additional, internal issues sooner than later.
If old-time thinkers still exist in our local franchises, they had best change quickly or get out. This is how today’s postseason is set up. One need not be the best, just good enough.
The former Mets GM, currently serving as San Diego’s senior VP of baseball operations, could reportedly be given a job under GM Brian Cashman.
Cashman has been New York’s GM since 1998, when the Yankees won the World Series in his first season. He has built three more championship teams, most recently in 2009.