• Cashman says Hal ordered Soriano trade

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Jul 28, 2013
    Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner ordered general manager Brian Cashman to pull the trigger on the Alfonso Soriano trade despite the fact Cashman wanted to be more patient in his negotiations with the Chicago Cubs. Prior and after to the Yankees signing of reliever Rafael Soriano in 2011, Cashman said he did not want to make the deal. This time was different, Cashman said, because he wanted Soriano but hoped to drive the Cubs' asking price down. In the past, Cashman has publicly disagreed with moves the Yank...
    Source: ESPN.com

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