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TV Timeout: 'Cause I'm The Cashman

Published in On The Ground on 01 / 23 / 14

After yesterday's signing of Japanese P Masahiro Tanaka , Yankees GM Brian Cashman  discussed how he and General Partner  Hal Steinbrenner  manage the team. Cashman: "I get to manage things at 5,000 feet, he has to manage things at 30,000 feet. ... He has to take a global view ...

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