Record Last Week: 4-3 (62! RS, 36 RA)
Season Record: 59-45 (512 RS, 452 RA, 58-46 pythag. record) 6.0 games up in ALE
Opponents This Week: Mon. OFF, vs. Red Sox (three games, Tues. to Thurs.), vs. Blue Jays (three games, Fri. to Sun.)
Top stories from last week:
- The week started with a four-game series in Texas. Alex Rodriguez homered against his former team on his 40th birthday, which was a 6-2 win on Monday. The Yankees dominated in Tuesday’s 21-5 win but fell 5-2 on Wednesday. The Rangers walked off with a 7-6 win in the series finale.
- The Yankees headed to Chicago next, and promptly depantsed the White Sox in Friday’s 13-6 win. The ChiSox returned the favor in Saturday’s 8-2 loss. New York took the series finale 12-3 yesterday.
- Injury Updates: Michael Pineda (forearm) was placed on the DL with a Grade I forearm flexor muscle strain. Diego Moreno (elbow) was placed on the DL with inflammation. Chris Martin was placed on the Triple-A DL.
- The Yankees acquired Dustin Ackley from the Mariners for Jose Ramirez and Ramon Flores. Other than that, they did not make any trades at the deadline. They were connected to Craig Kimbrel, Aroldis Chapman, Carter Capps, Yovani Gallardo, Mike Leake and others. Here are the rumors from Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.
- Chris Capuano was designated for assignment and later accepted his outright assignment to Triple-A Scranton. Slade Heathcott (quad) was activated off the DL and optioned to Triple-A. Garrett Jones was designated for assignment and Esmil Rogers was released to pursue an opportunity in Korea.
- Moreno, Branden Pinder, Nick Goody, Caleb Cotham, Nick Rumbelow, Bryan Mitchell were all part of the bullpen revolving door last week. Gregorio Petit was designated for assignment to clear a roster spot.
- And finally, Luis Severino will be called up on Wednesday to join the rotation.
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