An effective southpaw set-up man for the pennant-winning 1988 A's, Cadaret was moved to the starting rotation after Oakland traded him in June 1989, along with Eric Plunk and Luis Polonia, to the Yankees in exchange for Rickey Henderson. Although Cadaret enjoyed some success in that role (four complete games and two shutouts in 35 career starts) he remained primarily a reliever and did not start a game following his three-and-a-half seasons in New York. After the Yankees sent him to Cincinnati in November 1992 for cash considerations, he spent his final four seasons playing for six different teams, bouncing from the Reds to the Royals to the Blue Jays to the Tigers to the Angels and finally to the Rangers, where he finished his career in 1998. (SFS)
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»September 1, 1990: The 3rd inside-the-park grand slam of the season is hit by Boston's Mike Greenwell off Greg Cadaret, as the Red Sox beat New York 15–1. Greenwell's grounder eludes Jesse Barfield in the RF corner: Barfield's shoetop miss on August 14 gave Polonia his slam. The last season with three inside-the-park slams? 1947. Greenwell's only other inside-the-park slam was also off Cadaret. Boston jumps on Yankee starter Andy Hawkins who lasted 1/3 of an inning. Hawkins has now pitched a total of one inning in three starts at Fenway Park and given up 18 runs (ERA 162.00).
»April 10, 1991: Scott Sanderson hurls eight no-hit innings against the Tigers in his first appearance as a Yankee. He surrenders a wind-blown double to Tony Phillips on his first pitch of the 9th, and is replaced by Greg Cadaret, who finishes the 1-hitter for a 4-0 NY victory.
»September 28, 1991:
In a 5–4 loss to the Indians, Yankees manager Stump Merrill goes to the bullpen for the 75th straight time, surpassing the record set by the 1977 Padres. Reliever Greg Cadaret takes the loss.