Cashman: Contract talks with Steinbrenners will be 'sooner rather than later'
BOSTON -- New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says negotiations on his own contract won't drag out long.
Cashman said before Friday's scheduled game against the Boston Red Sox that he'll discuss his status with the Steinbrenner family after the season is over.
"It will be sooner rather than later," he told reporters. "I won't define either sooner or later."
Cashman took over as Yankees GM in 1997, and his contract expires after this season. New York failed to make the playoffs for the first time since 1993.
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