In a radio interview yesterday, Brian Cashman wouldn't say that Joe Torre's job is safe, as he has done so many times before.
This would seem to signify a subtle shift in the GM's rhetoric, which could eventually mean Clueless Joe's ouster. Too little, too late for 2007, but still a worthwhile endeavor, if only to save Yankees' fans countless nights of heartburn.
If and when the axe falls, we'll thank Joe Torre for the years of service, for the memories, for his role in the championships. Then we'll slam the door behind him. The time to do this came three years ago, at minimum.