2015 Season Record: 87-75 (764 RS, 698 RA, 88-74 pythag. record), lost wildcard game
Top stories from last week:
- Hal Steinbrenner said he is “not comfortable” raising payroll beyond the current level. Brian Cashman said he doesn’t expect any significant moves before Spring Training, and he confirmed the 25th roster spot will be a revolving door. The team is unlikely to pursue Doug Fister.
- The Yankees avoided arbitration with Nathan Eovaldi ($5.6M) and Didi Gregorius ($2.425M). The trade deadline has been pushed back to August 1st for the 2016 season. There is some momentum to add the DH to the NL.
- Aroldis Chapman will not face charges following his domestic dispute in October. He may still be suspended by MLB under their domestic violence policy.
- The Yankees spoke to former Blue Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos about a front office job before he joined the Dodgers.
- Gary Sanchez was ranked the second best catching prospect in the game by MLB.com.
- The Yankees are planning to honor David Ortiz during his farewell season.
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