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what's ahead?Yankees playoffs FAQ

what’ leading? Yankees Playoffs FAQ

Now that the Yankees are in 2022 Playoffs, it’s time to start looking ahead to their potential matchups and roster building as what they’re after is th World Series Champion, also since 2009 for the first time since the team.

“We still have a lot to do here ,” manager Aaron Boone said. “It started a long time ago; a lot of work, a lot of blood, sweat and tears to get this far. Adversity, highs and lows. I’m glad we’re going to have an opportunity, and now, we want to improve it.”

What will the playoff roster look like?


C: Jose Trevino, Kyle Donggang

Anthony Rizzo

DJ LeMahieu, Gleyber Torres

3B: Josh Donaldson

SS: Isaiah Keener-Falefa


Osvaldo Cabrera

CF: Harrison Budd
RF :

Judge Aaron


Giancarlo Stanton

Marwin Gonzalez

Gerrit Cole, Frankie Montas, Luis Verino, Nestor Cortez

Aroldis Chapman, Scott Effross, Domingo Germán, Jonathan Loáisiga, Lucas Luetge, Ron Marinaccio, Wandy Peralta, Clarke Schmidt 、Lou Trivino

Clay Holmes

How did the playoff lineup above change?

The Yankees are hoping the break will cure Le Mathieu of the right second toe problem that has plagued him for much of the second half, crippling his extra ability — base strength. Even so, Boone said they don’t believe Le Mathieu will be fully healthy before the offseason, so another injury is a possibility.

Matt Carpenter (broken left foot ) and Andrew Benintendi (broken right hand) may be able to recover from their respective injuries during the playoffs. Carpenter, who appeared to be ahead of Benin Tendi, said he intended to play even if his left foot did not fully recover. Considering his potential for the American League Division Series, Benin Tendi may not be ready until the AL Championship Series.


The list above includes Peralta, who is expected to return for the season at Texas in the final series of the regular season. It does not include Aaron Hicks, as outfielder( Bud’s playing time was affected by Bud’s return from the injured list.

Although rookie infielder Oswald Peraza is eligible for the playoffs , because he was a player before 27 – September 1st roster, and we don’t expect him to make the cut either, although that may be a toss up for the more experienced Gonzalez.

What potential is there for a first-round duel?

Assuming the Yankees continue to win the AL East, their most likely opponents in the AL Division Series will be the Blue Jays, Rays or Mariners, with the Bombers having a better overall record against any The opponent has home field advantage.

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This season, New York beat Toronto 9-7, from There are still three games to play at the Rogers Centre starting in September. -12. It won the season series against Tampa Bay, -8, but it went 2-4 against Seattle.

What are the playoff rotations?

Cole will have the ball in Game 1 and then there will be some questions about how to get the ball and the rest will be behind the ace. Montas got it from A(s, hope he #12; become stable in playoff series , but he was trading right shoulder inflammation and pitched to 6 in his first. 28 ERA Eight Yankees starters. Keep in mind that Montas has had success against the Astros, especially at Minute Maid Park, which could be a storyline in a potential ALCS matchup.


Severino put him on the Yankees Upset on the -day injured list, but he admits it could put him on the Keep it fresh in September and October. Cortez has been one of baseball’s best stories, and the All-Star southpaw deserves another turn on the national stage. The Yankees traded Jordan Montgomery because they didn’t see him start in the playoffs, so Montas’ health is key to whether the German or Jameson Tyrone is in the rotation.
Who are the Yankees closest?

This would have been a silly question in April, but Chapman was ineffective and/or absent for most of the year. Holmes’ work was in lock-down for most of the first half, earning his first All-Star appearance.

But now, as the Yankees approach October, they The late sequence of is fluid. Loáisiga may be one of the most trusted relievers in the bullpen, though Holmes is still considered the man in the ninth. With the starters out, Boone has to get creative.

Is the Yankees offense enough in October?

The judge can’t do it alone – or can he? He certainly tried in August, taking a limp squad to each of them 10 had won that difficult month, and now reinforcements are in place. Rizzo’s left-handed bat provided the needed balance, Torres had been swinging a hot rod, and he might have sensed something when Stanton hit a memorable ninth-inning grand slam against the Buccaneers. kind of click.

Bud’s early returns are impressive, Because he appears to be a promising contributor to the ball on both sides. Cabrera has shown maturity beyond his years and has been working out in left field recently, suggesting the Yankees are strongly considering him as a starter for Benin Tendi’s outing.

What is the most recent playoff history for the Yankees?

To keep your memory fresh, the Yankees are in 2022 Eliminated by the Red Sox in the AL wild card game. They lost to in five matches of the ALDS Team Rays; , they end got their (12 Lost the ALCS to the Astros in six games during the Houston season team.

The Yankees have since
haven’t made it to the World Series since , when they burst into the new Yankee Stadium for championship festivities.




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