Record Last Week: 6-9 (24 RS, 32 RA)
Season Record: 1-5 (73 RS, 63 RA, 8-6 expected record)
Scheduled This Week: Monday OFF; Two games vs. Red Sox (Tues. and Weds.); Four games vs. Royals (Thurs. to Sun.)
Top stories from last week:
- The week started with three games in Houston. Masahiro Tanaka’s strong start was wasted in Monday’s 4-3 loss, then the bullpen blew another lead in Tuesday’s 6-3 loss. James Paxton got hit hard in Wednesday’s 8-6 loss as the Astros finished the sweep.
- Following an off-day, the Yankees returned to the Bronx for a series with the White Sox. The bullpen blew it again in Friday’s 9-6 loss, which was shortened by rain. CC Sabathia returned in Saturday’s 4-0 win, though the Yankees dropped another home series to a rebuilding team with Sunday’s 5-2 loss. I am annoyed.
- Injury Updates: Luis Severino (shoulder, lat) suffered a setback and has been shut down six weeks. Dellin Betances (shoulder) suffered a setback and will be shut down four weeks. Gary Sanchez (calf) was placed on the injured list with a strain. Miguel Andujar (shoulder) has started throwing and swinging a bat. Giancarlo Stanton (biceps) has started hitting off a tee and soft toss. Aaron Hicks (back) could take batting practice this week. Troy Tulowitzki (calf) is taking swings. Danny Coulombe (shoulder) was placed on the Triple-A injured list.
- Joe Harvey and Kyle Higashioka were called up to the Yankees last week while Jonathan Loaisiga and Stephen Tarpley were sent down.
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