Brian Cashman said yesterday that contrary to reports Reggie Jackson wasn’t “banned” from being involved with the Yankees following his comments about Alex Rodriguez and performance-enhancing drugs.
However, the general manager did admit that the team asked Jackson to stay away during their first half-ending road trip to Boston to avoid distractions.
So, more like “asked nicely to go away for a while” instead of “banned.”
“I’d rather get it out of the way because as far as I’m concerned, it’s not a big deal anymore,” Cashman told Marc Carig of the Newark Star Ledger. “If he’s not banned, there is no story.”
You’d be surprised, Brian …