Final off-day of the regular season yesterday. It’s 17 in 17 from tonight on out and there’s going to be some real juice to this weekend Subway Series. Should be fun to watch.
– The Yankees will send Tanaka, Pineda, and Sabathia to the hill this weekend, with Joe non-committal on pitching Tanaka on normal rest again next Wednesday against the Blue Jays. Given the state of the rotation and the potential divisional effect of winning that series, it should be a no-brainer.
– Assistant GM Billy Eppler has started his interview rounds for open GM positions. Via George King, he met with the Mariners in Chicago on Wednesday after talking to the Angels on Monday. I don’t see any way he comes out of this offseason without a GM job somewhere. He’s been real close the last few years. Good for him.
– The 2015 MiL season officially came to an end for the Yankee organization on Tuesday night when SS Staten Island lost the Penn League Championship Series in 2 games. …