2011 Record: 97-65 (855 RS, 657 RA, 102-60 pythag. record), won AL East, lost to Tigers in ALDS
Top stories from last week:
- The Yankees submitted a last second bid for Yu Darvish before his posting period ended on Wednesday. The Blue Jays are believed to have bid more than $40M, and the winning bid is said to be in excess of the $51.1M the Red Sox paid to talk to Daisuke Matsuzaka five years ago. The team that submitted the winning bid is still unknown, but it wasn’t the Yankees, reportedly.
- Talks about a contract with Hiroyuki Nakajima are ongoing, and the player’s agent broached the idea of a sign-and-trade. The Yankees haven’t had any talks with either Nakajima or other teams about such a scenario.
- The Yankees have signed right-hander Matt Daley and catcher Gus Molina to minor league contracts. Andrew Brackman signed a big league deal with his hometown Reds. Colin Curtis cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A after being designated for assignment last week. The Yankees didn’t non-tender anyone before Monday’s deadline.
- Yoenis Cespedes’ free agency is likely to get pushed back in January. MLB and the MLBPA are forming an International Talent Committee to look into an international draft.
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