Why Brian Cashman of the Yankees agrees that Clint Frazier opens the Triple A Report window
NEW YORK – Brian Cashman, Yankees General Manager, said in a telephone interview on Wednesday that it does not bother him that Outfield player Clint Frazier will not immediately report to Triple-A Scranton / Wilkes-Barre after his Sunday downgrade have .
While it is unusual for players to take advantage of the full 72-hour window that the collective agreement allows them to show, it sometimes happens, and Cashman said he has no problem with Frazier's decision, as this is not the case was. t against the rules.
"He has the collective right," Cashman said.
Frazier was not in the lineup for the game on Wednesday but was at PNC Field in Moosic, PA.
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Frazier was sent down to field the active list for the recently acquired first Baseman and designated batsman Edwin Encarnacion.
Encarncaion significantly reduced Frazier's playing time and manager Aaron Boone said it was important for the 24-year-old racquet to play daily and develop on Triple-A Clever, instead of sitting on the bench.
Nonetheless, Frazier's downgrade was a surprise to some, considering that he hit .283 with 11 home runs and 34 RBI in 53 games. Frazier said he was "pretty surprised" after the move. Frazier not only suffered a heavy blow, but also came into conflict with the media. Owner Hal Steinbrenner praised Frazier on Wednesday at the MLB Owners Meetings in Manhattan.
"I think he has a great career ahead of him," Steinbrenner said. "He has a lot of talent … Everyone has highs and lows, we've seen what he can do offensively."
Steinbrenner added, "He's going to be a big part of this team in the future that with certainty. "
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