Latest Brian Cashman News

Yankees clinch 1st AL East title since 2012, reach 100 wins

Sep. 20, 2019 1:47 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aroldis Chapman got Albert Pujols to swing over a slider in the dirt, and the New York Yankees jogged to the infield to exchange handshakes and hugs after clinching their first AL East title since 2012. No wild celebration, not this year. Hours after the startling news that pitcher Domingo...

Yankees' Germán on leave under MLB domestic violence policy

Sep. 19, 2019 10:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees star pitcher Domingo Germán was placed on administrative leave under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy on Thursday, casting doubt over whether New York's top winner this season will be available for the playoffs. Manager Aaron Boone was informed of the decision...

CC Sabathia relishes final baseball trip through Bay Area

Aug. 21, 2019 9:19 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — CC Sabathia spent a day off handing out his 50,000th backpack to first-graders and second-graders at home in Vallejo as kids returned to school. The veteran major leaguer has been doing thoughtful things in Vallejo for years, and this marked the 11th year he has donated backpacks. On...

Clevinger fans 10, Indians tame Yankees 8-4 for 4-game split

Aug. 18, 2019 7:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Freeman found out Saturday night he was going to pick up a rare start in place of Cleveland Indians star infielder José Ramírez. A couple of hours before Sunday's game, the 32-year-old career minor leaguer took a walk out to an empty Monument Park in Yankee Stadium to check...

Stanton, Yankees targeting September return from knee injury

Aug. 15, 2019 8:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton wants to return from his knee injury in time to fine-tune that powerful swing for October. Sidelined nearly all season, the New York Yankees slugger is hitting indoors and throwing as he rehabs from a sprained right knee that's been slow to heal since he got hurt June 25....

Police release video of Yankees GM being stopped at gunpoint

Aug. 14, 2019 5:24 PM EDT

DARIEN, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut have released body-camera footage showing officers in Darien stopping New York Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman at gunpoint. Cashman later praised police for their professionalism during the encounter, which happened on Aug. 9 as police responded to a report...

Yanks stand pat at deadline, beat Diamondbacks 7-5

Jul. 31, 2019 11:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees will head into the final months of the season with what they have, faltering pitchers, injured starters and all. After Masahiro Tanaka failed to hold a two-run lead in a 7-5, rain-interrupted win over Arizona on Wednesday in what became Zack Greinke's final start for the...

Astros ace Greinke deal; 2 dozen trades on deadline day

Jul. 31, 2019 9:20 PM EDT

Out of nowhere, the Houston Astros got a huge head start on October. On a dizzying day that featured two dozen trades, the Astros pulled off the biggest and most startling deal, adding ace Zack Greinke to an imposing rotation already loaded with All-Stars Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole. Plenty of familiar names...

Oh, baby! D-backs rookie dad wins Yankee Stadium debut, 4-2

Jul. 31, 2019 12:34 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — This momentous month just keeps getting better for Taylor Clarke. Five days after the birth of his daughter, the rookie pitcher was an impressive winner in his Yankee Stadium debut and the Arizona Diamondbacks got home runs from Christian Walker and Carson Kelly to beat New York 4-2 on...