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Goose rips Cashman after spring training snub

From ESPN - February 12, 2018

The New York Yankees are not inviting Goose Gossage to attend spring training this year, and the Hall of Fame closer clearly is not happy with Brian Cashman.

The outspoken Gossage blasted Cashman in an expletive-laced rant to the New York Daily News, saying he is not "a big fan" of the longtime Yankees general manager.

"Well, with power, is that what happens to you, you turn into a f---ing a--h---," Gossage told the Daily News, in reference to Cashman. "Is that it? I do not know."

The YES Network was first to report Monday that Gossage, who pitched parts of 22 seasons in the majors and spent seven years with the Yankees, would not be at spring training as a guest instructor this season.

Gossage, when contacted later Monday by the Daily News, told the newspaper that George Steinbrenner is "rolling over in his grave" and said that the late Yankees owner would have fired Cashman "10 years ago."

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