Record Last Week: 5-1 (32 RS, 22 RA)
Season Record: 83-47 (679 RS, 521 RA, 80-50 expected record), 6.0 GB in ALE, +9.5 GU for WC spot
Schedule This Week: Three games vs. White Sox (Mon. to Tues.); Four games vs. Tigers (Thurs. to Sun.)
Top stories from last week:
- The Yankees headed to Miami for a two-game series following Monday’s off-day. They picked up a 2-1 win Tuesday in 12 innings before suffering a disappointing 9-3 loss Wednesday.
- Following another off-day Thursday, the Yankees went to Baltimore for four games in three days. Luke Voit hit two home runs in Friday’s 7-5 win, then the Yankees swept Saturday’s doubleheader with a 10-3 win in the afternoon and a 5-1 win at night. They finished the series sweep with a 5-3 win Sunday. The Yankees gained 3.5 games on the Red Sox last week.
- Injury Updates: Didi Gregorius (heel) was placed on the 10-day DL with a contusion. Aroldis Chapman (knee) was placed on the 10-day DL with tendinitis. Aaron Judge (wrist) still has not started swinging a bat. Gary Sanchez (groin) has started a minor league rehab assignment and is about a week away. Clint Frazier (post-concussion migraines) could return in September but it is “too early to tell.” David Robertson (shoulder) missed a few days with tenderness but has since returned to action. Anthony Seigler (concussion) is done for the year.
- The Yankees claimed catcher Chris Rabago off waivers from the Rockies. Luis Cessa and Chance Adams were involved in up-and-down moves last week. Both Adams and Justus Sheffield are moving to the bullpen for the stretch run.
- The Orioles approached the Yankees about a potential Adam Jones trade earlier this month. The Yankees passed because they expect Judge to return at some point.
- The 2019 schedule was announced. The Yankees open at home against the O’s on March 28th.
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