2017 Regular Season Record: 91-71 (858 RS, 660 RA, 100-62 pythag. record), second in ALE
2017 Postseason Record: 7-6 (51 RS, 42 RA), won AL WC Game, won ALDS, lost ALCS
Top stories from last week:
- The Yankees made two notable moves last week. First, they traded Chase Headley and Bryan Mitchell to the Padres for Jabari Blash in a salary dump deal. San Diego took on Headley’s entire $13M salary. Second, they agreed to a one-year deal worth $10M with CC Sabathia. Hooray.
- During the Winter Meetings the Yankees were mostly connected to controllable young starters like Gerrit Cole, Michael Fulmer, and Chris Archer. They also talked to the Diamondbacks about Jacoby Ellsbury. Here are our Winter Meetings recaps: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday.
- The Yankees lost Mike Ford, Nestor Cortes, Jose Mesa Jr., and Anyelo Gomez in the Rule 5 Draft. They took Junior Soto from the Indians in the minor league phase. The Yankees also re-signed Erik Kratz to a minor league deal.
- Josh Bard (bench coach), Phil Nevin (third base coach), Reggie Willits (first base coach), and Carlos Mendoza (infield coach) will all be added to the coaching staff.
- The High-A Tampa Yankees have been rebranded as the Tampa Tarpons.
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