Record Last Week: 3-5 (23 RS, 34 RA)
Spring Training Record: 5-5 (38 RS, 43 RA)
Opponents This Week: vs. Astros (Mon.), vs. Red Sox (Tues. on YES/MLBN), @ Blue Jays (Weds.), @ Nationals (Thurs. on MLBN), vs. Nationals (Fri. on YES), vs. Astros (Sat. on YES/MLBN), @ Orioles (Sun. on MLBN)
Top stories from last week:
- Injury News: David Robertson slipped on some steps in his home and was diagnosed with a bone bruise in his right foot. He is expected to be ready for Opening Day. Eduardo Nunez missed just about all of last week with a bruise after getting hit by a pitch in the right hand. Brad Meyers has started throwing bullpen sessions after suffering a shoulder injury while lifting weights this offseason.
- Mariano Rivera will announce his decision to retire or keep playing at some point this summer.
- Freddy Garcia said he’s willing to pitch out of the bullpen if he doesn’t win the fifth starter’s job.
- Michael Pineda, Ivan Nova, and Eduardo Nunez all agreed to one-year contracts worth ~$500k for 2012.
- The Triple-A Scranton Yankees will be temporarily renamed the Empire State Yankees this season.
- The Yankees signed left-hander Alex Smith out of an independent league.
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