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 avoided arbitration with several players, agreeing to one-year contracts with Phil Hughes ($3.2M), David Robertson ($1.6M), Joba Chamberlain ($1.675M), and Brett Gardner ($2.8M). Russell Martin and Boone Logan remain unsigned at the moment, but we’re still a month away from hearings.
- The Yankees were contact by the representatives for Jack Cust, Vlad Guerrero, and Raul Ibanez about their DH vacancy while the team reached out to Hideki Matsui. Carlos Pena is no longer an option though, he signed with the Rays.
- The Michael Pineda trade and Hiroki Kuroda signing are still pending physicals. Jorge Posada will officially announce his retirement on Tuesday.
- The Yankees announced the first 2012 concert at Yankee Stadium.
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