Yankees general manager Cashman said Wednesday: “Why we fall short, how we fell short, the bottom line is we fell short.”
Derek Jeter doesn’t agree with Hank Steinbrenner’s comments about a lack of hunger on the Yankees last season, though he has “no problem with it.”
Over the course of 10 minutes this morning inside the Steinbrenner Field clubhouse, Derek Jeter giggled his way through a very long “no comment” and gave no indication he was annoyed at Hank Steinbrenner’s comments from Monday.
It’s a Tuesday morning Melo party here on the Boomer & Carton morning extravaganza, as news broke last last night that the Knicks finally managed to pry Carmelo Anthony away from the Nuggets.
Alex Rodriguez arrived at spring training and promptly discussed the most significant activity of his offseason: getting fed popcorn by Cameron Diaz at the Super Bowl in the snack seen ’round the world.
“I was just saying, maybe they were riding the wave of ’09 a little too much, and it happens sometimes,” Steinbrenner said.
Andy Pettitte is going ahead with his decision to retire, leaving the Yankees with a huge hole in what appears to be a rather wobbly starting rotation. On Thursday, several all-time great Yankees weighed in on Pettitte’s career in pinstripes.
The Steinbrenner family, as part of a renovation project at the Yankees’ spring training stadium, decided that team co-chairman Hank Steinbrenner will use the office of his late father, George Steinbrenner.
So much has already been said about the Yankees this off-season. Apparently, not enough. Enter Hank Steinbrenner.
The New York Yankees have signed 19-year-old Leonel Vinas to a minor league contract. The right-hander from Long Island was the ace of Hank’s Yanks, a team sponsored by Hank Steinbrenner, co-chairman of the Yankees.
The New York Yankees and Texas Rangers are waiting for a decision on which offer Cliff Lee will accept. They are the two known bidders for the $100 million-plus pitcher, although according to WFAN’s Jon Heyman, there may a “mystery team” in the mix.
Looking at how well Andy pitched up until this year and so forth, and he’s a lefty, the same kind of pitcher as Andy, I don’t really see a problem
The Cliff Lee sweepstakes continue to heat up. WFAN’s Jon Heyman reports the Yankees will make a “very strong” six-year offer on Wednesday.
Every marriage has a few bumps in the road, a few arguments that turn a little more heated than you hoped they would. Welcome to Derek Jeter and the Yankees, married since 1992.
After meeting with Cliff Lee’s agent at the winter meetings, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman is awaiting a go-ahead from Darek Braunecker to make a contract offer.