Wil Myers complained about Andy Green during a Fortnite livestream

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This may be the most 2018 controversy possible.

Padres outfielder Wil Myers was playing the video game Fortnite with Padres minor leaguer Carlos Asuaje, who was livestreaming it all. As they played, Myers complained about Padres manager Andy Green making the team do cutoff drills:

“The Padres are doing cutoff and relays tomorrow at 3 o’clock — in September, dude. Oh my god. It’s so miserable, man. It’s insane. Andy could not be any worse than he is right now.”

The best part if that Asuaje immediately knew that Myers stepped in it, saying “Dude, I’m streaming this.” He subsequently deleted the video, but nothing ever dies on the Internet.

Yesterday Myers apologized to Green:

“I love Andy, and I love playing for him,” Myers said. “He’s a guy that has taught me a lot in this game. At times, you get into a mood where you get frustrated, no matter what’s going on with a team or individually, and you say some things you shouldn’t say in a conversation that you think’s private. The reality is, now we’re in 2018. … I’m incredibly sorry, obviously to Andy, to my teammates, to the fans. This is a distraction we don’t need.”

Green said the issue was forgotten, saying that players often gripe in private about the manager and that, in this case, Myers just didn’t realize or remember that he was speaking publicly. Which, hey, fair enough.

Still, when you’re an OK but by no means great player like Myers and you’re on a last place team that is on pace to lose close to 100 games, your moaning is probably waaaay less understandable.

Brian Cashman signs 4-year contract to remain Yankees GM

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SAN DIEGO — Brian Cashman has signed a four-year contract to remain the New York Yankees Senior Vice President and General Manager. The announcement was made during the first day of baseball’s Winter Meetings.

Cashman, New York’s GM since 1998, had been working on a handshake agreement since early November, when his five-year contract expired.

The Yankees were swept by four games in the AL Championship Series and haven’t reached the World Series since winning in 2009. It is the franchise’s longest title drought since an 18-year gap between 1978-96.

Cashman’s main goal during the offseason is trying to re-sign AL MVP Aaron Judge.

Judge hit an American League-record 62 homers this season with a .311 batting average and 131 RBIs. He turned down the Yankees’ offer on the eve of opening day of a seven-year contract that would have paid $213.5 million from 2023-29.

While Judge remains on the market, Cashman was able to re-sign Anthony Rizzo on Nov. 15 to a two-year contract worth $40 million after turning down a $16 million player option.

Cashman has been the Yankees general manager since 1998. He has been with the organization since 1986, when he was a 19-year old intern in the scouting department. In his 25 seasons as GM, the Yankees have reached the postseason 21 times, including four World Series championships and six American League titles.