NEW YORK — The New York Yankees are 6-14 in August, drawing the ire of their total fan base, whereas supervisor Aaron Boone is publicly displaying his frustration by slamming tables in information conferences.
However Yankees basic supervisor Brian Cashman didn’t hesitate to face behind the slumping membership on Monday.
“The group has my perception,” Cashman stated, talking earlier than his workforce’s 4-2 win over the New York Mets. “I consider strongly in them and I believe they’re nonetheless able to every thing we have ever hoped and dreamed, however now we have to climate the storm at the start.”
In latest days, Yankees followers made each Cashman and Boone the topic of their anger after the membership’s struggles. On high of the offense struggling to provide, right-hander Frankie Montas has posted a 9.00 ERA, permitting 14 runs in 14 innings pitched because the workforce traded for him from Oakland. In the meantime, the workforce traded Jordan Montgomery, who has posted a 0.54 ERA in three begins, permitting one run in 16⅔ innings pitched for the St. Louis Cardinals. Harrison Bader, who got here to New York from St. Louis, has but to play a sport due to accidents.
That stated, Cashman stood by Boone’s efficiency in latest weeks.
“I believe he is accomplished a terrific job,” Cashman stated,. “I believe he is managed his gamers extraordinarily effectively. … He is even-keel. It is vital for our gamers to see that, as a result of if he can preserve his temperament the identical, for essentially the most half, they do not see panic. It does not imply he cannot lose his cool, which he’ll every so often when obligatory.”
The struggles of Montas early in his Yankees tenure contrasting with the success of Montgomery in St. Louis has introduced scrutiny to the Yankees strategy on the deadline. Cashman stated that Montas coming off a shoulder damage on high of the latest demise in his household has affected his play on the sphere.
“You would not change the try to amass him, however we had been unaware of him being out of pocket,” Cashman stated. “So that you add in being out for 10 to 12 days earlier than his subsequent begin on high of him constructing again from being down for a time frame, and now transition to a different membership, he simply hasn’t gotten out of the gates as effectively.”
Cashman additionally in contrast the struggles of this Yankees workforce with the season-long disappointment of the 2021 workforce, which got here in with World Collection expectations. Cashman stated this workforce anticipated adversity however that the group has proven already that it might probably carry out at a high stage.
“I consider on this group,” Cashman stated. “I do know Aaron Boone believes on this group. I do know our possession believes on this group. It is a good crew that is devoted, that is hungry and that is actually gifted, that is simply occurred to play poorly for somewhat longer than possibly we might have anticipated primarily based on how we received out of the gates the primary three months. However I am not going to only neglect that.”