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Excuse me for any typos. I’m currently mobile and typing this on my phone, but I just saw the following tweet from Marc Carig of the Newark Star-Ledger:

“He should be nothing but a New York Yankee. He chooses not to be.” — Brian Cashman, on Derek Jeter and the negotiating process.

I vented earlier today about Cashman, but this is absolute lunacy. Cashman is essentially telling all of us that Jeter has no desire to play for the Yankees. Unless he takes whatever offer Cashman decides to put on the table, that is.

Brian, that’s not a negotiation. It’s an ultimatum. If you’re out to prove to your boss that you have the cajones to stand up to the team captain, you’ve made your point. Otherwise, you’re only proving yourself to be a bigger idiot in player decisions than the original Boss.

Update from Zell: Marc Carig corrected the quote:

“Let me correct this Cashman quote on Jeter. “He should be nothing but a New York Yankee, if he chooses to be.” My apologies everyone.”

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According to Marc Carig of the Star Ledger, Mark Teixeira is out for the remainder of the playoffs with a Grade II sprain (6 to 8 weeks). With Teixeira being removed from the roster, he will not be allowed to be added in the next round (if they were to advance). Eduardo Nunez will be activated.

  Mark Teixeira #25 Of The New York Yankees Is

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The other day, the Yankees front office invited the beat writers, coaching and staff to go paint balling with them at a place called ’Jungle Games’ in Lutz, Florida. These pictures below are before and after the battle. These photos are priceless.

The notable people involved: Mark Feinsand, Joe Girardi, Mick Kelleher, Brian Cashman, Jason Zillo, Tony Pena, Bryan Hoch, Erik Boland, Kevin Long, Rob Thompson, Sweeny Murti, Marc Carig and Mike Harkey.

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(Photos Courtesy of Bryan Hoch)

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