On SiriusXM: Yanks’ Cashman, Sox’ Cora, Royals’ Yost, A’s Melvin and Rockies’ Black talk pennant races

Second half of season in full swing, battles will heat up ; Skippers and GM postulates and offer telling soundbites!

Heading into the second half of the baseball season, fans excitedly anticipate what their teams will do to get better before the trade deadline. On SiriusXM several team execs and managers were asked what lies ahead.

Yankees GM Brian Cashman talked about the Bombers targeting starting pitching:

North on Interstate 95 the Red Sox, though trailing both the Yankees and Rays in the AL East standings, always look for ways to improve, manager Alex Cora says:

Royals manager Ned Yost explained that GM Dayton Moore is willing to listen to teams that inquire about their versatile all-star Whit Merrifield, but those teams will have to be prepared “to knock our socks off” with their offer:

A’s manager Bob Melvin talked about adding another bullpen arm:

And Colorado manager Bud Black talked about the Rox’ potential to be buyers:

David J. Halberstam

David is a 40-year + industry veteran who served as play-by-play announcer for St. John's University basketball in New York and as radio play-by-play voice of the Miami Heat in South Florida. He is the author of Sports on New York Radio: A Play-by-Play History and The Fundamentals of Sports Media and Sponsorship Sales: Developing New Accounts.

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