C.J. Wilson may be the most talented starter on the free agent market but the Yankees should turn to other targets if his salary demands are too high.
By agreeing to an extension without opting out, CC Sabathia again demonstrated why he’ll be remembered as a beloved Yankee and not a mercenary — like Alex Rodriguez.
So Cashman went to work on changing the story. Now, as we wait for word on what we all assume will be a new contract to bring Cashman back as Yankee GM, here are some of the key moves he made over the last three seasons:
The Yankees are better off without the services of free agent slugger David Ortiz. A mix of controversy, age and lineup inflexibility are reasons why he shouldn’t don pinstripes.
Statistically, Mark Teixeira hasn’t lived up to the hype since joining the New York Yankees. With the rival Red Sox possessing MVP candidate Adrian Gonzalez, questions about Teixeira will become more frequent the longer he fails to produce.