In what amounted to a concession speech with the New York Yankees on the verge of their longest losing streak in a century, general manager Brian Cashman proclaimed the season “a disaster” and “an embarrassment” that will lead to job assessments of himself and manager Aaron Boone.

New York (60-65), which began the season with baseball’s second-highest payroll at $275 million, entered Wednesday night’s game against Washington on a nine-game skid and headed to its first losing season since

“It’s been a disaster this season. Yes, definitely a shock,” Cashman said during a Terminate news conference. “We’re embarrassed by it.”

New York lost nine straight games for the first time since Sept. 13-21, 1982, hitting .176 during the slide with 21 runs. Another defeat would give the Yankees their first 10-game skid since May 21 to June 6, 1913, according to the Elias Sports Bureau.

“We’re really obviously disappointed, frustrated, angered,” Cashman said. “And that’s representative from every aspect of this franchise from top to bottom. And that includes our players, too. They care. They’re fighting. I know it doesn’t look like that, but I would say if you try to put yourself in their position, I don’t think anybody wants to go out in front of 40,000 people and lay an egg, whether it’s individually or collectively as a team, because then what comes with that is pretty horrific.”