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Posted by: Jack Curry on Dec 1, 2010 at 07:35:27 PM

The meeting lasted about four hours on Tuesday night, hours in which the Yankees talked, Derek Jeter listened and then Jeter talked and the Yankees listened. While there has been contentiousness in the negotiations between two sides that need each other, this meeting was respectful and polite.

Although Jeter and the Yankees didn't come close to an agreement on Tuesday, people who have been briefed on the discussion said it was a vital development in the negotiations. The meeting enabled the Yankees to reiterate that they wanted Jeter and allowed Jeter to reiterate that he wanted to finish his career as a Yankee. After the verbal sparring over Jeter's value, delivering those words face-to-face was important to igniting the stagnant talks.

Casey Close, Jeter's agent, contacted Hal Steinbrenner,

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Posted by: Jack Curry on Apr 22, 2010 at 12:31:16 PM

If the answer is a young team with a low payroll and modest expectations, what is the question? It could be “Which club is the opposite of the Yankees?” or “Who are the Oakland Athletics?” The small-market A’s, who had one of the bleakest records in the American League last season, are astronomically different than the large-market Yankees, who won a World Series title six months ago.

Billy Beane, the general manager of the A’s, discussed the differences between the teams in a factual manner, not in a frustrated manner. The A’s have used superb pitching to hang out near the top of the American League West, but Beane stressed that the A’s need more than pitching to try and make the next five-and-a-half months as interesting as the last two

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Posted by: Jack Curry on Apr 16, 2010 at 03:39:47 PM

Brian Cashman worries a lot. It is what general managers do. To Cashman, nothing is ever perfect in Yankeeland. There is always something that could go wrong, catastrophically wrong, so Cashman thinks about the worst possible scenarios so he can be prepared if they come to fruition.

As the Yankees have won three straight series to begin the season with a 6-3 record, Cashman has been pleased with their performance. But, naturally, he wants more. He wants Javier Vazquez to get acclimated to Round 2 in New York and be a productive pitcher. He wants the relievers to grab their specific roles in the bullpen. He wants Robinson Cano to continue playing like an M.V.P. in-waiting.

But what Cashman wants more than anything else for the Yankees is some breathing room. With the Yankees,

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Posted by: Jack Curry on Apr 16, 2010 at 02:19:55 PM

Jack Curry participated in the season premiere of the Pinstriped Podcast, during which he discussed a conversation he had with Yankees general manager Brian Cashman over how the attitude and approach from winning a World Series has carried over into the 2010 season. The key, especially with this veteran team, will be staying healthy.

Click here to listen.