The GM has a right to be wrong

Give Brian Cashman credit for sticking to his guns on Rafael Soriano signing

Updated: January 20, 2011, 8:21 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

Let me start by saying I respect the hell out of Brian Cashman for sticking to his principles, for having the integrity not to lie or back down or change his story regarding Rafael Soriano.

The general manager of the New York Yankees may be a lot of things, but weasel is not one of them.

He was against the Soriano deal from the start. He told the media so. More importantly, he told his bosses.

They went ahead and made the deal anyway, and at the news conference to announce the ...

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