As general managers across Major League Baseball prepare for the final minutes of the official 2023 trading season, New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman knows, better than most, that one of these deals could effect a franchise for decades to come. On July 31, 2003, Cashman made one of those trades.
When a Major League Baseball general manager fires a support coach, managers get a little nervous. When that specific general manager has never done that before, in his career, and does it, well nervous is most definitely an understatement.
Few people can relate to what Domingo German did against the Oakland A's on Wednesday night. Most are aware that German was only the 24th pitcher in Major League Baseball history to pitch a perfect game. The 16th pitcher to do it was sitting by, enjoying every pitch.
The is little doubt that Aaron Judge is the New York Yankees most valuable player. As actor/comedian Bill Murray described himself to his army troop in the movie "Stripes", Judge is the Yankees' big toe.