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Brian Cashman Quotes

It's not my style to qualify where we are throughout the process, ... We'll keep talking until we get it done or not.
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#Style

I know Hideki wanted to stay and we wanted to keep him, and that created a great environment for us to get it done. Thankfully, we got it done with a few hours to spare.
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#Environment

He provides a lot of interest from Japan. What generally sells -- because we?re a business -- is team and winning,
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#Business

There is a business side that comes along with us because of his status. That?s certainly a factor in this.
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#Business

Let's get what we can get accomplished and let's concentrate on the future at a more appropriate time, which is after we get through the season.
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#Future

I'm not commenting on anything regarding my future. I've asked that we wait until after the season to discuss all that, and the way we're going to handle it.
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#Future

These guys have been huge for us, no doubt about it. Wang and Cano could have been had in the past, but they can't be had now.
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#Doubt

Obviously, this winter, where it's such a thin market, the reason the money has gotten so high is because there's very little choices.
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#Money

I don't think it's in my best interest to say I have a No. 1 priority and here it is. We'll get very aggressive when we feel the prices come within something that makes sense.
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#Interest

This particular free-agent market is difficult. Because of that, it's going to promote a lot more aggressive trade discussions.
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#Trade

I just know the desire was very strong for him to keep playing. He believes without question he has a lot to offer.
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#Desire

It was never discussed. I just know that the desire was very strong for him to keep playing. He believes, without question, that he's got a lot to offer. We're not bringing him back just because he wants to come back; we feel he can be a contributor as well.
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#Desire

The Boss has always had a soft spot in his heart for Bernie Williams.
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#Boss

He's a real quality baseball man. He's been a big asset for us this year. I know he hasn't had any managerial experience but he's managed the game behind the plate for so many years that I think it makes up for a lot.
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#Baseball

It took us a long time for some reason to get together and push in the right direction,
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#Direction

That's what's required of them. That's what a No. 1 and a No. 2 guy's job is, to lead a staff. And we have full confidence in them.
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#Job

I trust Randy. Randy says he's not hurt [and] I have no reason to doubt him.
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#Doubt

I have no information on it. I will focus on that tomorrow.
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#Focus

I'm focusing on this team, and the fight we're up against, against Boston and Cleveland. That's where the focus is going to be.
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#Boston

We've always considered Roger a Yankee. If he decides to play, he'll give us the courtesy of an audience. We'll have to take a look at it when the time comes.
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#Courtesy

Johnny was a perfect fit for us. We had a big-time interest in him.
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#Interest

People keep acting like we have some kind of easy schedule the rest of the way because of the records of the teams we're facing, ... Well, don't be so sure. How much of this season have we spent playing to the level of the opposition?
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#Acting And Actors

He developed a bond up there for a reason. Their fan base is the same as ours; they appreciate maximum effort, accountability, he's a genuine guy and he lights up a room. I look forward to our fan base developing the same bond he had with that fan base.
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#Reason

As with any player who doesn't have a no-trade clause, I would listen if someone came up with something that might make us better. That's the nature of the business.
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#Trade

I don't think any [off the field issues] held him back. It was all because he was hurt.
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#Hurt

[The Dodgers continued to tell the Yankees that the deal would take place. The teams reached a formal agreement on Monday at midnight, but the Dodgers added a wrinkle: all players must take physicals by 5 p.m. on Wednesday.] There was an issue for one of the clubs that they wanted physicals to take place, ... It was Monday at midnight, and the only way it could work is if you could take the physical by a certain time on Wednesday. And that was not feasible.
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#Agreement

We're going forward as though he's catching all season. We're not trying to avoid it.
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#Trying

He works hard at his defense. He's gotten better and better, and now he's got two. Hopefully there are many more to come.
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#Defense

Before we progress, we want the specialist to make sure there's nothing we're not missing. We're not going to do anything until the back specialist has a chance to give his opinion, tell us there's nothing going on.
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#Progress

He doesn't need to see him. He wants him to continue the therapy program he has been doing, and says as soon as he feels up to it he can get up on the mound.
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#Therapy