Record Last Week: 2-4 (31 RS, 33 RA)
Season Record: 2-4 (31 RS, 33 RA, 3-3 pythag. record)
Opponents This Week: @ Orioles (three games, Mon. to Weds.), Thurs. OFF, vs. Rays (three games, Fri. to Sun.)
Top stories from last week:
- The 2015 season finally got underway on Monday. The Blue Jays were in town and they spoiled Opening Day with a 6-1 win. Following Tuesday’s off-day, the Yankees rallied late for a 4-3 win in the second game of the series, though they dropped the finale 6-3. (Yankeemetrics)
- The Red Sox came to town next and the series started with a marathon 19-inning game. Despite numerous comebacks, the Yankees lost 6-5. They played terribly in just about every phase of the game in Saturday’s 8-4 loss but rebounded with a blowout 14-4 win yesterday.
- Injury Update: Ty Hensley is out for the season following Tommy John surgery.
- Austin Romine cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Scranton. Following the 19-inning game, Chasen Shreve was optioned to Triple-A for a fresh arm. Matt Tracy and Kyle Davies were called up on different days to help out. Ivan Nova was transferred to the 60-day DL to clear 40-man roster space.
- The Yankees have the 18th best farm system in baseball, according to Baseball America. Cuban star Yulieski Gourriel wants to play for New York but is unwilling to defect.
- The Yankees are looking for a veteran starter to stash in Triple-A for depth.
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