Record Last Week: 3-3 (32 RS, 22 RA)
Season Record: 11-7 (92 RS, 62 RA, 12-6 pythag. record)
Opponents This Week: Mon. OFF, @ Red Sox (three games, Tues. to Thurs.), vs. Orioles (three games, Fri. to Sun.)
Top stories from last week:
- The week started with the three-game home series against the White Sox. The Yankees stretched their winning streak to eight games with a 7-4 win Monday. The streak ended with Tuesday’s 4-1 loss. The Yankees took the series with a 9-1 win Wednesday.
- Following Thursday’s off-day, the Yankees headed out to Pittsburgh for a three-game interleague series. The Yankees lost 6-3 Friday, but Chris Carter’s clutch home run contributed to Saturday’s 11-5 win. A ninth inning rally fell short in Sunday’s 2-1 loss.
- Injury Updates: Didi Gregorius (shoulder) has started a minor league rehab assignment. Gary Sanchez (biceps) has started throwing and hitting. Gleyber Torres (shoulder) has been placed on the minor league disabled list with tendinitis. He is not expected to miss much time.
- Aaron Judge is open to participating in the Home Run Derby. Johnny Barbato was traded to the Pirates for cash or a player to be named later.
- Once again, Forbes estimates the Yankees are the most valuable franchise in baseball by a lot.
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