Perhaps Cashman knows something you don't about the process and how this DFA affects future moves he'll have to make later in the season.
These are strange times when the topic of conversation is a man called Anna. Wasn't that a Johnny Cash song? From memory didn't it start something like
I'd keep Anna and try to unload Ryan (however, that terrible contract the Yankees handed him, may make that unpossible).
Looks like Claiborne is back in Girardi's circle of trust and will stick around for a while. So maybe the calls to DFA him were premature.
Cabral is still a good young lefty reliever. I don't think he makes it through waivers. With Nuno in the rotation we are back to 1 lefty reliever.
Yesterday was the first time the Yankees allowed 16 runs since July 14, 2011. Yesterday to today was the biggest decrease in runs allowed by the Yankees