Record Last Week: 1-5 (24 RS, 38 RA)
Season Record: 68-42 (564 RS, 442 RA, 67-43 expected record), 9.5 GB in ALE, 5.0 GU for WC spot
Schedule This Week: Three games at White Sox (Mon. to Weds.); Four games vs. Rangers (Thurs. to Sun.)
Top stories from last week:
- The Orioles came to the Bronx for a quick two-game series following Monday’s off-day. The Yankees won 6-3 Tuesday before Sonny Gray got rocked in Wednesday’s 7-5 loss. He was moved to the bullpen the next day.
- The Yankees went to Fenway Park for a huge four-game series next. The bullpen melted down in Thursday’s 15-7 loss, Rick Porcello shut the Yankees down in Friday’s 4-1 loss, and a ninth inning rally fell short in Saturday’s 4-1 loss. Aroldis Chapman blew a three-run lead in Sunday’s 5-4 loss.
- Injury Updates: J.A. Happ (hand, foot, and mouth disease) was placed on the 10-day DL and could return as soon as Thursday. Aaron Judge (wrist) could soon begin swinging a bat. Ben Heller (elbow) has started throwing as part of his Tommy John surgery rehab.
- Prior to Tuesday’s trade deadline the Yankees sent Adam Warren to the Mariners for international bonus money, and Tyler Austin and a prospect to the Twins for Lance Lynn. After the deadline the Yankees added George Kontos and Gio Urshela in cash trades.
- Chance Adams made his MLB debut Saturday. Adams, Tommy Kahnle, Luis Cessa, Ryan Bollinger, Luke Voit, Shane Robinson were all involved in up-and-down moves last week.
- The Yankees signed Cuban shortstop Alexander Vargas for $2.5M. They’re working to convert Dermis Garcia into a two-way player.
- Forbes says the Yankees are baseball’s move valuable franchise at $4 billion.
- CC Sabathia plans to pitch in 2019.
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