Record Last Week: 6-1 (34 RS, 19 RA)
Season Record: 24-10 (197 RS, 135 RA, 23-11 expected record)
Schedule This Week: Monday OFF; Three games vs. Red Sox (Tues. to Thurs.); Three games vs. Athletics (Fri. to Sun.)
Top stories from last week:
- The week started with an ALCS rematch against the Astros in Houston. The Yankees suffered a 2-1 loss Monday, then rebounded with a 4-0 win Tuesday, another 4-0 win Wednesday, and a 6-5 win Thursday. What a series that was. Four close games and a postseason atmosphere.
- The Yankees returned home for a weekend series with the Indians. They walked off with a 7-6 win Friday, then picked up a 5-2 win Saturday. Gleyber Torres walked it off in Sunday’s 7-4 win.
- Injury Updates: Jordan Montgomery (elbow) was placed on the 10-day DL with a flexor tendon strain and is expected to miss 6-8 weeks. Greg Bird (ankle) will begin playing in Extended Spring Training games today. Tommy Kahnle (shoulder, biceps) will throw a bullpen session this week. Adam Warren (lat) has resumed throwing.
- The Yankees re-signed David Hale to a new minor league contract, then called him up to take Montgomery’s roster spot last week. Clint Frazier was activated off the concussion 7-day DL and optioned to Triple-A Scranton.
- Justus Sheffield (to Triple-A), Jonathan Loaisiga (to Double-A), and Nick Nelson (to High-A) were among the pitching prospects promoted last week.
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