2016 Season Record: 84-78 (680 RS, 702 RA, 79-83 pythag. record), 5.0 GB of postseason spot
Top stories from last week:
- For the first time in 108 years, the Chicago Cubs are World Series champions. They beat the Indians in Game Seven last Wednesday. The offseason is officially underway now. Here are the important dates.
- The Yankees added Kyle Higashioka and Domingo German to the 40-man roster, and also reinstated Dustin Ackley, Nathan Eovaldi, Chad Green Branden Pinder, and Nick Rumbelow from the 60-day DL. Conor Mullee was claimed off waivers by the Cubs.
- The Yankees are expected to target Aroldis Chapman over Kenley Jansen in free agency, likely because Chapman won’t be attached to draft pick compensation.
- Dellin Betances is on Team USA’s preliminary 50-man roster for the 2017 World Baseball Classic. The roster will be finalized in January.
- Baseball America released their top ten Yankees prospects list.
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