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 made their first major move of the offseason prior to Thanksgiving, re-signing Hiroki Kuroda to a one-year deal worth $15M. He took less money to return to New York. Meanwhile, Andy Pettitte could make a decision about 2013 this week.
- Ichiro Suzuki is willing to wait for the Yankees to take care of other business before approaching them about a new contract. The team has not made Russell Martin an offer and there is nothing new to report with Mariano Rivera. The Yankees have “significant interest” in re-signing Raul Ibanez.
- News Corp. agreed to purchase 49% of the YES Network from various non-Yankees investors, and the deal should close by the end of the calendar year. The agreement will put $420M in the team’s pocket over the next three years and keep the club on YES through 2042.
- Among the players the Yankees were rumored to have interest in last week were Giancarlo Stanton, Jeff Keppinger, and Stephen Drew. The team is expected to bottom-feed for rotation depth later in the offseason.
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