Cashman not surprised by Steinbrenner frustration

Cashman not surprised by Steinbrenner frustration

      TAMPA, Fla. (AP) – Yankees general manager Brian Cashman
understands why Hank Steinbrenner has expressed his frustration
about last season.
      Steinbrenner, the team's co-chairman, said this week that the
Yankees lacked hunger last year and maybe “were riding the wave of
'09 a little too much.” New York lost to Texas in the AL
championship series, one year after the Yankees won their 27th
World Series title.
      Cashman said Wednesday: “Why we fall short, how we fell short,
the bottom line is we fell short. It's our job to make sure that
anything that prevents us from getting there gets eliminated.
Whether it's complacency, whether it's a lack of hunger, whether
it's a lack of talent, whether it's not the right moves by my part,
whatever they are, it's our job to do better.”
      
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