Then again, they weren’t going to sign Rafael Soriano too. Via the Daily News -
Any conspiracy theorist who has pondered Mets shortstop Jose Reyes being fitted for Yankee pinstripes, either later this season or in the near future, can forget it. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman put an end to speculation Wednesday night.
“That’s just not going to happen,” he said.
Cashman gave a vote of confidence to Derek Jeter and the backup who is filling in admirably for him while he works to return from the injured right calf that landed him on the 15-day disabled list.
“We have an everyday shortstop in Derek Jeter,” said Cashman, who was at the Waldorf-Astoria for the CYO Club of Champions Tribute to receive the Sportsman of the Year award. “And I think we have an everyday shortstop that would be playing for a lot of clubs in Eduardo Nuñez. The Yankees don’t have a need now or in the future for a shortstop.
“But we do need a setup man.”