–Terrific interview of Brian Cashman by Josh Norris of the Trentonian. The Montero quote is getting all the attention, but there’s some real good stuff in there on how the Yanks draft, valuing relievers, and how they handle their top prospects. If you’re someone who likes to follow the prospects, I’d bookmark that link for the upcoming season.
–Ex-Yankee Russ Springer retires. It’s amazing how long this guy played. He was drafted by the Yanks in 7th round of the 1989 draft out of LSU, had a cup of coffee with the team in 1992 and was traded (with Jerry Nielsen and J.T. Snow) to the California Angels for Jim Abbott the following year.
-What part of these two quotes doesn’t match?
Brian Cashman from last week’s WFAN breakfast:
“He’s our DH, period.”
“I’ll catch. I’ll catch this year,” Posada said. “You know, I’ll DH and then they’re going to want me to catch one of those days, stuff like that.… Click here to read the rest