Season Record: 95-67 (859 RS, 693 RA, 98-64 Pythag. record), finished one game back in AL East, won Wild Card, lost in ALCS
Top stories from last week:
- Andy Pettitte is still leaning towards retirement, but the Yankees haven’t moved on any other free agent pitchers. They monitored Brandon Webb’s situation, but he agreed to a deal with the Rangers. Brian Cashman said there’s a chance the team will open the season with its current pitching rotation.
- Kansas City asked the Yanks for Jesus Montero, Eduardo Nunez, and some high ceiling pitchers for Zack Greinke.
- In what has become an annual tradition, the Yanks were hit a luxury tax bill. They owe $18M for the 2010 season, their lowest since 2003.
- The Yanks are unlikely to consider bringing Marcus Thames back, but they have shown some interest in Johnny Damon. They also had internal discussions about Manny Ramirez, but they’re not going to sign him.
- CC Sabathia has lost some weight this offseason, and plans on losing more.
- The Yanks gave two youngsters minor league contracts: lefty Steve Evarts and righty Leonel Vinas.
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