Spring Training Record: 7-4-1 (58 RS, 44 RA)
Spring Training Games This Week: Mon. OFF, @ Nationals (Tues.), vs. Tigers (Weds. on YES, MLBN), vs. Orioles (Thurs., split squad on YES), @ Phillies (Thurs., split squad), vs. Twins (Fri. on YES), @ Orioles (Sat., split squad on MLBN), vs. Marlins (Sat., split squad in Panama), vs. Braves (Sun., split squad on YES), vs. Marlins (Sun. split squad in Panama)
Top stories from last week:
- The Mariners are scouting David Phelps, though there are no indications a deal is close or even being discussed. The White Sox and Brewers continue to monitor the Yankees’ spare catchers. Cuban infielder Aledmys Diaz signed with the Cardinals.
- Injury Updates: Mark Teixeira (wrist), Alfonso Soriano (flu), and Manny Banuelos (elbow) all returned to game action. Brendan Ryan (oblique) feels better and hopes to return to the lineup on Wednesday. Tyler Austin (wrist) has resumed hitting. Jose Ramirez (oblique) and Francisco Rondon (shoulder) were both reassigned to minor league camp.
- Michael Pineda struck out four in two scoreless innings in his spring debut. Soriano is taking ground balls at first base to see if he can be an emergency option there.
- Orlando Hernandez has joined the Yankees as a minor league pitching instructor.
- The Yankees ranked 28th in Baseball Prospectus’ 25-and-under talent rankings.
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