Spring Record: 17-6 (134 RS, 98 RA)
Spring Opponents This Week: Mon. @ WAS (MLBN, MLB.tv), Tues. vs. BOS (MLB.tv), Weds. @ PHI (MLBN, MLB.tv), Thurs. @ TB (ESPN, MLB.tv), Fri. vs. PHI (YES, MLB.tv), Sat. vs. TOR (YES, MLB.tv), Sun. vs. TB (no TV)
Top stories from last week:
- The Yankees are trying to turn Tyler Wade into a super utility player. Dustin Fowler is working on his plate discipline this spring. No one has a leg up in the rotation competition.
- Last weekend the Yankees had a scout watching both the Nationals and Astros. The Yankees signed Ernesto Frieri to a minor league contract. He’s in the mix for a bullpen spot.
- Injury Update: Austin Romine (hand) was hit by a foul tip and is expected back soon. X-rays came back negative.
- Among the roster cuts this week were Jorge Mateo, Mason Williams, James Kaprielian, Miguel Andujar, and Chance Adams. Kaprielian did pitch in a Grapefruit League game before being sent across the street.
- The Yankees agreed to 2017 contracts with Greg Bird ($545,500) and Aaron Judge ($544,500). They were not renewed a la Dellin Betances last year.
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