2016 New York Yankees season

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2016 New York Yankees
Major League affiliations
Location
  • New York (since 1903)
Other information
Owner(s) Yankee Global Enterprises
General manager(s) Brian Cashman
Manager(s) Joe Girardi
Local television YES Network
WPIX-TV[1]
(Michael Kay, Ken Singleton, several others as analysts)
Local radio WFAN / WFAN-FM
New York Yankees Radio Network
(John Sterling, Suzyn Waldman)
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The 2016 New York Yankees season is the 114th season in New York City for the Yankees, and the 116th season overall for the franchise. Throughout the season, the Yankees will wear a #8 patch in memory of Hall of Famer Yogi Berra.[2]

Offseason

On October 18, 2015 the Yankees fired their hitting coach, after just one season, Jeff Pentland.[3] On November 2, it was announced that Alan Cockrell who was hired as the assistant the season before; will assume the role as hitting coach, with Marcus Thames as his assistant.[4] On November 11, the Yankees traded John Ryan Murphy for Aaron Hicks.[5] On December 9, the Yankees traded Adam Warren and Brendan Ryan to the Chicago Cubs in exchange for Starlin Castro.[6] Also on December 9, the Yankees traded Justin Wilson to the Detroit Tigers for pitching prospects Luis Cessa and Chad Green.[7] On December 28, the Yankees traded Eric Jagielo, Rookie Davis, Tony Renda, and Caleb Cotham for Aroldis Chapman from the Cincinnati Reds.[8] On January 8, 2016, the Yankees purchased Kirby Yates from the Cleveland Indians.[9] On January 17, the Yankees claimed Lane Adams off waivers, from the Kansas City Royals.[10] On February 21, the Yankees signed free agent Chris Parmelee.[11] On April 4, the Yankees traded Carlos Corporan to the Tampa Bay Rays for cash considerations.[12]

Season standings

American League East

American League East W L Pct. GB Home Road
Boston Red Sox 93 69 0.574 47–34 46–35
Baltimore Orioles 89 73 0.549 4 50–31 39–42
Toronto Blue Jays 89 73 0.549 4 46–35 43–38
New York Yankees 84 78 0.519 9 48–33 36–45
Tampa Bay Rays 68 94 0.420 25 36–45 32–49


American League Wild Card

Division Leaders W L Pct.
Texas Rangers 95 67 0.586
Cleveland Indians 94 67 0.584
Boston Red Sox 93 69 0.574


Wild Card teams
(Top 2 qualify for 1-game playoff)
W L Pct. GB
Toronto Blue Jays 89 73 0.549
Baltimore Orioles 89 73 0.549
Detroit Tigers 86 75 0.534
Seattle Mariners 86 76 0.531 3
Houston Astros 84 78 0.519 5
New York Yankees 84 78 0.519 5
Kansas City Royals 81 81 0.500 8
Chicago White Sox 78 84 0.481 11
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 74 88 0.457 15
Oakland Athletics 69 93 0.426 20
Tampa Bay Rays 68 94 0.420 21
Minnesota Twins 59 103 0.364 30


Record vs. opponents

2016 American League Records

Source: AL Standings Head-to-head
Team BAL BOS CWS CLE DET HOU KC LAA MIN NYY OAK SEA TB TEX TOR NL
Baltimore 2–3 2–2 2–1 3–1 0–3 1–2 2–1 5–0 2–1 2–1 1–2 3–2 1–2 2–1 0–0
Boston 3–2 2–1 1–1 0–0 2–1 0–1 0–0 0–0 4–2 3–0 0–0 1–2 0–0 5–5 3–1
Chicago 2–2 1–0 1–1 0–0 0–0 1–2 2–1 3–0 0–0 3–1 0–0 1–2 4–2 3–0 0–0
Cleveland 1–2 1–1 1–1 6–0 1–1 2–1 0–0 2–4 0–0 0–0 1–2 2–1 0–0 0–0 5–5
Detroit 1–3 0–0 0–0 0–6 1–2 1–2 0–0 3–0 1–1 3–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 5–1
Houston 3–0 2–5 2–1 2–1 2–1 1–3 2–1 2–1 1–2 1–2 3–4 0–0 0–6 0–0 3–2
Kansas City 2–1 0–0 2–1 1–2 1–1 3–1 0–0 3–0 0–0 1–2 0–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–1
Los Angeles 1–2 0–0 1–2 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–3 0–0 3–0 1–2 0–0 2–2 0–0 0–2
Minnesota 0–5 0–0 0–3 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–3 3–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–3 1–2
New York 1–2 2–4 2–1 0–0 1–1 2–1 3–1 0–0 0–0 4–3 1–2 4–2 1–2 2–6 1–2
Oakland 1–2 0–0 1–3 0–0 0–0 0–0 2–1 0–3 0–0 2–0 3–2 0–0 0–0 1–2 0–0
Seattle 2–1 0–0 0–0 2–1 0–0 4–3 2–1 2–4 0–3 2–1 5–4 3–0 3–3 0–0 5–0
Tampa Bay 2–3 1–1 2–1 1–2 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 6–4 0–0
Texas 2–1 0–0 2–4 1–0 3–0 6–0 0–0 6–4 0–0 2–1 0–3 3–3 0–0 3–4 2–1
Toronto 1–2 5–5 0–3 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 3–1 6–2 2–1 0–0 4–6 4–3 3–3


Current roster

New York Yankees roster
Active roster Inactive roster Coaches/Other

Pitchers
Starting rotation

Bullpen

Closer

Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Designated hitters

Pitchers

Catchers


Outfielders


Manager

Coaches

60-day disabled list


25 active, 15 inactive

10px 7- or 15-day disabled list
Suspended list
# Personal leave
Roster and coaches updated May 30, 2016
TransactionsDepth chart
All MLB rosters

Season summary

April

Opening day lineup
Number Name Position
22 Jacoby Ellsbury CF
31 Aaron Hicks LF
13 Alex Rodriguez DH
25 Mark Teixeira 1B
36 Carlos Beltrán RF
34 Brian McCann C
12 Chase Headley 3B
14 Starlin Castro 2B
18 Didi Gregorius SS
19 Masahiro Tanaka P

After the Yankees opening day was rained out, the Yankees played it a day later on April 5, losing 3–5 to the Houston Astros.[13] The Yankees would go on to win their opening series 2 games to 1 against Houston.

Game log

Legend
  Yankees win
  Yankees loss
  Postponement
Bold Yankees team member
Game Log (24–27) Home: 13–12 Away: 11–15

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders International League Al Pedrique
AA Trenton Thunder Eastern League Bobby Mitchell
A Tampa Yankees Florida State League Pat Osborn
A Charleston RiverDogs South Atlantic League Luis Dorante
A-Short Season Staten Island Yankees New York–Penn League Dave Bialas
Rookie Pulaski Yankees Appalachian League Tony Franklin
Rookie GCL Yankees Gulf Coast League Julio Mosquera

References

External links