2016 Season Record: 84-78 (680 RS, 702 RA, 79-83 pythag. record), 5.0 GB of postseason spot
Top stories from last week:
- The Yankees landed the high-priced closer they set out to sign this offseason. Aroldis Chapman is returning to New York on a five-year, $86M contract. The deal will be official soon. Matt Holliday’s one-year contract is official.
- Here are our rumor-tracking posts from the Winter Meetings: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Among other things, the Yankees have been looking for lefty middle relief help and have fielded offers for Chase Headley and Brett Gardner.
- The Yankees lost catcher Luis Torrens and six others in the Rule 5 Draft. They selected two players in the minor league phase. The team also re-signed lefty Joe Mantiply to a minor league contract.
- CC Sabathia is doing well following his minor knee procedure. His offseason throwing program started last week.
- Derek Jeter’s No. 2 will be retired on May 14th. He’s also getting a plaque in Monument Park.
Please take a second to answer the poll below and give us an idea of how confident you are in the team. You can view the interactive Fan Confidence Graph anytime via the Features tab on the nav bar above, or by clicking here. Thanks in advance for voting.
- 10 (full confidence)
- 1 (no confidence)