Spring Record: 3-8-2 (45 RS, 62 RA)
Spring Opponents This Week: Mon. OFF, @ Red Sox (Tues. on TV), vs. Blue Jays (Weds. on TV), @ Pirates (Thurs. on TV), vs. Orioles (Fri. on TV), vs. Braves (Sat.), @ Twins (Sun. on TV)
Top stories from last week:
- The Yankees announced their first round of roster cuts over the weekend. Jacob Lindgren was the only real surprise. Starlin Castro will not try third base this spring because the team wants him to get comfortable at second. Rob Refnsyder has handled the hot corner well so far.
- Injury Updates: Brett Gardner (wrist) played in a simulated game yesterday and is expected to make his spring debut Wednesday. Pete Kozma (back) returned to game action while Donovan Solano (back) has been shut down.
- The Yankees and Braves discussed a ten-player blockbuster last year that would have included Jason Heyward, Andrelton Simmons, Luis Severino, and many of New York’s top prospects. Carlos Beltran wants to play “two more years if possible.”
- The YES Network doesn’t anticipate a deal with Comcast before Opening Day. A 1% stake in the Yankees is for sale.
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