It's been a week since the trade deadline. Brian Cashman stayed relatively quiet this season, and we're seeing the immediate results of his decisions.
The New York Yankees have been on a bit of a slide lately, losing 10 of their last 17. Of course, a lot of this has to do with the flow of the MLB season, as teams are bound to have bad stretches every now and then.
A good portion of this also has to do with the insane amount of injuries the Yankees have been dealing with. Alex Rodriguez was the latest player to join the long list of Yankee players on the DL.
A lot of people were expecting Cashman to address those injuries by acquiring players who could act as replacements. Cashman did that, sort of.
It's like that Walmart commercial: People came in expecting steakhouse quality steaks and ended up getting Walmart. A lot of Yankee fans were expecting Cashman to deliver at least one high-quality steak, but he ended up going for the Walmart brand.
Cashman did what he could, but it's starting to show that he probably should've done better. Hopefully Cashman's Walmart approach will work out in the end.