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Brian bruised, battered -- but not broken

Cashman's taken a blow from Epstein's Red Sox, but there's still time to bounce back

Updated: December 15, 2010, 7:50 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

With Red Sox GM Theo Epstein owning the American League hot stove title, Yankees GM Brian Cashman turned to the lessons he learned from George Steinbrenner.

"The one thing the Boss has taught me personally is the fact you have to get in the arena and fight," Cashman said as he publicly addressed for the first time the Yankees' being TKO'd by the Phillies for free-agent ace Cliff Lee. "Sometimes you win the fight, and sometimes you lose the fight. You get knocked down, but you have to pick ...

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