Record Last Week: 1-2 (8 RS, 11 RA)
Season Record: 45-46 (379 RS, 416 RA, 41-50 pythag. record), 5.5 GB of postseason spot
Opponents This Week: vs. Orioles (four games, Mon. to Thurs.), vs. Giants (three games, Fri. to Sun.)
Top stories from last week:
- The AL won the 2016 All-Star Game by the score of 4-2. It was the Junior Circuit’s fourth straight All-Star Game win. That means the Yankees will have home field advantage in the World Series.
- The Red Sox came to the Bronx to open the second half, and they beat the Yankees 5-3 in the series opener. The Yankees lost 5-2 Saturday but were able to salvage the series with last night’s 3-1 win.
- Injury Updates: Mark Teixeira (foot) is day-to-day after getting hit by a foul tip. Bryan Mitchell (toe) is throwing and running the bases. Chris Parmelee (hamstring) has resumed running the bases.
- The Yankees and Pirates have discussed a Nathan Eovaldi trade. The Astros signed Yulieski Gurriel to a five-year, $47.5M deal. Alex Rodriguez has started taking ground balls at first base.
- Four Yankees landed on Keith Law’s midseason top 50 prospects list.
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