Cashman Faces Bronx Changes
Brian Cashman went on national television and used the E word: embarrassing. His $200 million Yankees spent most of the first half fluttering around .500, incurring the wrath of the Gotham press and the guffaws of Yankee haters everywhere, who delight in how this team of aging stars suddenly looks only aged. With a roster he calls "inflexible" and a farm system with few prospects, Cashman is facing the most challenging summer of his career—with the Boss circling overhead. He sat down to discuss his team's wild inconsistency, his valuation of his thin farm system and his future with the Yankees, now as uncertain as ever.