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Brian Cashman Playing Chicken With Derek Jeter: Smart Move

reports of New York Yankees Shortstop Derek Jeter turning down a 3 year, $45 million deal, general manager Brian Cashman told Jeter and his agent Casey Close to test the free agent market.

Criticism fired from all directions at Cashman.

Life long fans couldn't believe that Cashman could let the face of their franchise, a captain, talk to other clubs about possible deals.

Neither could I.

However, this all makes sense in the end.

If you look at Jeter's stats, his batting average dropped from .334 to .270. Don't get me wrong, a .270 hitter with an excellent glove isn't a bad baseball player, but when you get $15 million, that's overpaying.

Some might say that you can't put a tag on Jeter's leadership ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - New York Yankees


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