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Brian CashmanThere has been a lot of talk about the quiet winter that the Yankees are having, and it’s justified in many respects. It’s difficult to look at the roster on paper and make the case that the team is now better than the one that was swept by the Tigers in last year’s American League Championship Series.

But while some are already picking the Blue Jays as the team to beat in the American League East, general manager Brian Cashman isn’t buying the suggestion that the Yankees won’t be competitive this season, as he told reporters last night at an event for Joe Torre’s Safe at Home Foundation dinner in New York.

Here’s a quick transcript of Cashman’s meeting with the media (thanks to’s Mark Newman for passing it along):

On looking forward to Spring Training: “I am, especially in this kind of weather. It’s nice to…

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3 responses

  1. Tiby Lapkin

    Cashman does seem comfortable with the team. Do you think it’s justified?

    February 1, 2013 at 12:53 pm

    • This is a good question. The answer is definitely not black-and-white. My simplest answer would be that I don’t think that it’s justified, but there is no easy way to know.

      Love, Zev

      February 3, 2013 at 8:53 am

      • Tiby Lapkin

        Your response is so very sophisticated! I’ll wait until you can be certain!

        February 3, 2013 at 5:56 pm

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