"If Brian stays on as GM, that doesn't mean he won't be the No. 1 guy. But the fact is, the more opinions the better. I think that's probably the best way. It worked in the 90's, and it can work again. We're going to have to look at what has been done wrong over the last five years, which I've had one year to try and figure out. Clearly, a lot of mistakes were made. I'm going to be reviewing the entire organization. We're going to do everything we can to win next year."There's a sense that Hank has no real power and that it's all Hal and Randy Levine and others calling the shots. Either way, if the Yankees brass -- already overloaded with folks with opinions on how things go -- adds even more folks to that mix and is seen as diluting Cashman's authority, I can see no reason why he'd want to hang around.
Friday, September 12, 2008
"I'm outta here!"
That's what Brian Cashman should say, anyway, after hearing this business from Hank Steinbrenner: