Record Last Week: 3-3 (18 RS, 14 RA)
Season Record: 82-74 (637 RS, 648 RA, 77-79 pythag. record), 12.5 GB ALE/4.0 GB WC
Opponents This Week: Mon. OFF, vs. Rays (three games, Tues. to Thurs.), @ Astros (three games, Fri. to Sun.)
Top stories from last week:
- The Yankees played three games in Toronto following Monday’s off-day. They were shut out in the opener but rebounded to take the second game. The Blue Jays took the series finale thanks to a late rally.
- A three-game weekend series with the Giants was next, and the Yankees took the opener thanks to Alex Rodriguez‘s grand slam. Ivan Nova threw a complete-game shutout on Saturday before San Francisco took yesterday’s finale.
- Injury News: Boone Logan (elbow) has returning to the team but will need offseason surgery to clean out a bone spur. Austin Romine (concussion) still has symptoms and is not close to returning to the team. Manny Banuelos (elbow) is pitching in simulated games.
- Andy Pettitte announced that he, like Mariano Rivera, will retire after the season. He made his final Yankee Stadium start on Sunday.
- Both Rivera and David Robertson were nominated for community service awards.
- Logan is open to returning to the Yankees as a free agent next season.
- Jim Miller was outrighted to Triple-A Scranton.
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