Brian Cashman has been Yankees GM for two decades. Could he bolt for a different team after the season?

When the 2017 Yankees season ends, major decisions on impending free agents must be made by general manager Brian Cashman.

That, of course, assumes Cashman is back to be the person making critical decisions with a roster poised for big things in the next few years.

Cashman, Yankees GM since 1997, is set to be a free agent when the season concludes in the Bronx. While the practice of letting coaches (manager Joe Girardi is a soon-to-be free agent as well) and executive play out their entire contract isn’t something new in the Bronx, Cashman’s standing around the game could add a layer of intrigue to contract negotiations this fall.

In fact, ESPN’s Buster Olney alluded to the idea of another team–possibly the Miami Marlins–trying to poach Cashman away from New York with a record-breaking offer in the fall.

Shohei Otani is bound to be the most prominent acquisition target of the offseason, and Eric Hosmer and Yu Darvish will generate a lot of attention in the market. But another high-profile free agent could be Yankees general manager Brian Cashman, who is …read more

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