OF Kevin Thompson and RHP Chris Britton have been added to the roster. Britton will be sent back on Monday to make room for Roger Clemens.
RHP Matt DeSalvo has been optioned back to Scranton
Johnny Damon will be DH most of the time with Jason Giambi expected to be out at least 6 weeks.
However, Jorge Posada will DH tomorrow as the Yankees want Wil Nieves to catch Mike Mussina based on the success they have had together.
Joe Torre said he thought what Alex Rodriguez did on Wednesday “wasn’t appropriate” and that “he shouldn’t have done it.” The two have spoken and while Torre said he didn’t prohibit Rodriguez from distracting infielders, “I get the sense he won’t do it again.”
Cashman said there no trades on the horizon. “We’re going to get through this what what we have,” he said.
For you Bernie Williams disciples, find yourself another cause. He isn’t coming and won’t be. Torre spoke with Williams yesterday, but only to invite him to his charity dinner in November. Both Cashman and Torre said that Williams had his chance to make the team, turned it down and that is that.