2012 Record: 95-67 (804 RS, 668 RA, 96-66 pythag. record), won AL East, swept in ALCS
Top stories from last week:
- The Yankees didn’t make any notable moves this week, but their competition did. The Blue Jays swung a massive 12-player blockbuster with the Marlins while the Tigers reeled in Torii Hunter with a two-year pact.
- Injury News: Derek Jeter (ankle) is “a little bit of a question” for Opening Day according to Joe Girardi. Michael Pineda (shoulder) continued his throwing program after being cleared by a doctor during a check-up.
- Hiroki Kuroda is said to prefer playing in Southern California. The Yankees have had “preliminary discussions” about bringing Raul Ibanez back, and they’re reportedly open to re-signing Rafael Soriano to a two-year deal. Talks “are ongoing” with Russell Martin.
- The Yankees are said to have interest in free agents Scott Hairston and Mike Napoli, and trade interest in Rickey Nolasco.
- News Corp. is closing in on a deal to purchase a minority share in the YES Network.
- The Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees have been renamed the RailRiders.
- Robinson Cano finished fourth in the AL MVP voting.
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