Regular Season Record: 91-71 (858 RS, 660 RA, 100-62 pythag. record), second in ALE
Postseason Record: 7-6 (51 RS, 42 RA), won AL WC Game, won ALDS, lost ALCS
Top stories from last week:
- MLB and NPB agreed to a new posting system with the MLBPA, paving the way for Shohei Ohtani to be posted this offseason. He hasn’t been posted yet, but it is expected to happen fairly soon.
- The Yankees added six players to the 40-man roster prior to the Rule 5 Draft protection deadline: Albert Abreu, Domingo Acevedo, Gleyber Torres, Thairo Estrada, Jonathan Loaisiga, and Billy McKinney. Torres will have a chance to win a roster spot in Spring Training.
- To clear 40-man space, the Yankees traded Ronald Herrera to the Rangers (for a pitching prospect) and both Garrett Cooper and Caleb Smith to the Marlins (for a pitching prospect and international bonus money).
- Aaron Judge underwent arthroscopic left shoulder surgery that “involved a loose-body removal and cartilage clean-up.” He is expected to be ready in time for Spring Training.
- The Yankees announced their 2018 Spring Training schedule. Pitchers and catchers are due to report to Tampa on Tuesday, February 13th.
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