Record Last Week: 4-3 (35 RS, 29 RA)
Season Record: 67-37 (540 RS, 404 RA, 65-39 expected record), 5.5 GB in ALE, 7.5 GU for WC spot
Schedule This Week: Monday OFF; Two games vs. Orioles (Tues. and Weds.); Four games at Red Sox (Thurs. to Sun.)
Top stories from last week:
- The week started with a three-game series in Tampa. The Yankees wasted opportunities in Monday’s 7-6 loss, then Masahiro Tanaka picked his team up with a three-hit shutout in Tuesday’s 4-0 win. The Yankees lost 3-2 Wednesday to drop the series.
- The Yankees returned home for a four-game series with the Royals next. The Yankees picked up a 7-2 win Thursday before Friday’s game was rained out. They played a doubleheader Saturday and the Yankees lost the first game 10-5 and won the second game 5-4. The Yankees closed the series with a 6-3 win Sunday.
- Injury Updates: Aaron Judge (wrist) will miss at least three weeks with a chip fracture after being hit by a pitch. Gary Sanchez (groin) went back on the disabled list after reaggravating his strain. Domingo German (biceps) was placed on the Triple-A disabled list with a nerve issue. Domingo Acevedo (biceps) was placed on the Double-A disabled list.
- The Yankees have been busy in the days leading up to the trade deadline. They acquired Zach Britton for three pitching prospects and acquired J.A. Happ for Brandon Drury and Billy McKinney. Chasen Shreve and Gio Gallegos were sent to the Cardinals and Caleb Frare went to the White Sox. Click the links for details.
- As for trade rumors, the Yankees checked in on Kevin Gausman, Dan Straily, and Chris Archer before the Happ trade. Teams have been scouting Sonny Gray.
- Gleyber Torres returned from the disabled list and Tyler Wade and Luis Cessa were involved in up-and-down moves last week.
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