Record Last Week: 5-2 (53 RS, 33 RA)
Season Record: 100-62 (851 RS, 669 RA, 98-64 expected record)
Schedule This Week: AL Wild Card Game vs. Athletics (Wednesday at Yankee Stadium)
Top stories from last week:
- The week started with four games in Tampa. The Yankees used a bullpen game for Monday’s 4-1 win over the Rays. They picked up a 9-2 win Tuesday before a ninth inning comeback fell short in Wednesday’s 8-7 loss. A 12-1 win Thursday clinched the series victory.
- The Yankees went to Boston next for the final series of the regular season. They clinched homefield advantage in the Wild Card Game with Friday’s 11-6 win. The Yankees got to 100 wins with Saturday’s 8-5 win. They closed out the regular season with 10-2 loss Sunday.
- Injury Updates: Both Didi Gregorius (wrist) and Aaron Hicks (hamstring) returned to the lineup after missing only a few days. Neil Walker (shin) is okay after fouling a pitch into his leg. Gleyber Torres (hip) missed only one game with tightness. Domingo Acevedo (unknown) was pulled from the Arizona Fall League.
- The Yankees have scouted Yusei Kikuchi. They’d like to re-sign Andrew McCutchen, as long as he comes on a reasonable contract. Zach Britton would “love to be back” with the Yankees next year.
- CC Sabathia was suspended five games for throwing at Jesus Sucre on Thursday. He is appealing the suspension, which won’t begin until next season anyway.
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