6:20 PM EDT, Wed October 01, 2014

Steinbrenner confirms contract talks with Cashman

Speaking to Michael Kay on ESPN Radio, Hal Steinbrenner just confirmed that the Yankees are working on a new deal with general manager Brian Cashman. “Brian and I are talking,” Steinbrenner said. “We look at the overall responsibilities of a general manager, and especially being one in New York. Brian, I believe, is a good […] The post Steinbrenner confirms contract talks with Cashman appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.

Steinbrenner: “You are liable for what goes on”

While Hal Steinbrenner left little doubt that Brian Cashman will return after this season, his afternoon radio interview with Michael Kay left the door wide open to changes on the Yankees coaching staff. “The hitting coach is responsible for the hitters, the pitching coach is responsible for the pitchers, and we’ve got an infield coach […] The post Steinbrenner: “You are liable for what goes on” appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.
Full Count | WEEI 3 hours ago

The thinking behind putting Jon Lester’s house on the market

So, Jon Lester’s house is on the market. When the news came out that the pitcher was putting his Newton Highlands’ house up for sale — asking $1,850,000 — the assumption was that he was already locked into moving on from the Red Sox. But according to a source familiar with the situation, the thinking […]

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Newark Star-Ledger 8 mins ago
Hal Steinbrenner to Yankees fans: Sorry!

Hal Steinbrenner to Yankees fans: Sorry!

"We did not do the job this year," Steinbrenner said.
The Republican 9 mins ago

October memories: 2014 Royals resemble 1967 Red Sox

Each team won a memorable game and exceeded expectations.

Showalter still not revealing roster

Orioles manager Buck Showalter met the media prior to the Orioles’ ALDS workout and he revealed little about what his plans are for his roster.

Do you accept Hal Steinbrenner's apology?

Hal Steinbrenner likes to say he conducts his business differently than his more bombastic father did. But on Wednesday, Hal took a page from The Boss' old playbook and expressed contrition to New York Yankees fans. "I apologize," Steinbrenner said on ESPN New York 98.7 FM's "The Michael Kay Show" when asked by Kay what his message was to Yankees fans. "We did not do the job this year. We know what you expect of us and we expect the same thing of ourselves.
Baltimore Sun 33 mins ago

Fans are revved up for a long Orioles postseason run

Team's success has already had an impact on the city emotionally and financiallyFrank Fried was born a few months before the Orioles won their last World Series, so the 31-year-old mechanical engineer's memories of his favorite baseball team are mostly painful.
Newark Star-Ledger 1 hour ago
Yankees' Hal Steinbrenner: Brian Cashman a good general manager

Yankees' Hal Steinbrenner: Brian Cashman a good general manager

"We look at the overall responsibilities of being a GM and Brian, I believe, is a good one," he said
Newark Star-Ledger 2 hours ago
Derek Jeter is scared of cats, used to watch 'Days of Our Lives' and other answers from his Q&A

Derek Jeter is scared of cats, used to watch 'Days of Our Lives' and other answers from his Q&A

The ex-Yankees shortstop followed up his launch of The Players' Tribune with a Twitter Q&A
MASN Sports 3 hours ago

Manager Brad Ausmus and pitcher Max Scherzer talk about Detroit's postseason experience - Steve Melewski

During separate press conferences this afternoon at Camden Yards, Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus and Game 1 starting pitcher Max Scherzer gave quite different answers when asked about the Tigers' playoff experience. This is the fourth year in a row...

Yankees have to pick their battle in replacing Jeter at short

Now that Derek Jeter has decided to become a sports blogger, the Yankees need to find someone else to play shortstop. We’ve known for a long time that this transition was coming, and now that it’s here, there’s no perfect solution. There is no shortage of options, just nothing that stands out as an obvious, […] The post Yankees have to pick their battle in replacing Jeter at short appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.
Tampa Tribune 6 hours ago

Hillsborough approves plan to negotiate with Rays

Commissioners move ahead in their baseball pursuit, naming Tampa Sports Authority as the lead agency to talk with the Rays if they are allowed to look outside Pinellas for a stadium.

Burning Questions: O, what happened?

This is the second in a series of 10 Burning Questions the Yankees face this offseason. You know what the Yankees' offense really could've used this year? A second baseman with a .314 average, 14 homers and 82 RBIs. Maybe mix in an .836 OPS and wins above replacement (WAR) of 6.4, according to Baseball Reference, plus an everyday player. If the Yankees had won six more games, they would have hosted an AL wild-card game on Tuesday. When the Yankees didn't sign Robinson Cano for 10 years, it made sense for the long haul, but it did hurt them in 2014.

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