2006 New York Yankees season
|2006 New York Yankees|
|2006 AL East Champions|
|Major League affiliations|
|General manager(s)||Brian Cashman|
(Michael Kay, Jim Kaat, Ken Singleton, Bobby Murcer, Paul O'Neill, David Justice, Al Leiter, John Flaherty)
|Local radio||WCBS (AM)
(John Sterling, Suzyn Waldman )
(Francisco X. Rivera, Beto Villa)
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The New York Yankees 2006 season was the Yankees 104th season in New York, and their 106th overall going back to their origins in Baltimore. The season finished with the Yankees winning the AL East Division. They were defeated in the Division Championship by the Detroit Tigers in a 3-1 series.
- January 3, 2006: Bernie Williams signed as a Free Agent with the New York Yankees.
- January 30, 2006: Ramiro Mendoza was signed as a Free Agent with the New York Yankees.
|New York Yankees||97||65||0.599||—||50–31||47–34|
|Toronto Blue Jays||87||75||0.537||10||50–31||37–44|
|Boston Red Sox||86||76||0.531||11||48–33||38–43|
|Tampa Bay Devil Rays||61||101||0.377||36||41–40||20–61|
Record vs. opponents
2006 American League Records
|Los Angeles of Anaheim||6–4||3–3||3–6||5–4||5–3||7–3||—||4–2||6–4||11–8||10–9||7–2||11–8||4–6||7–11|
- June 6, 2006: Ian Kennedy was drafted by the New York Yankees in the 1st round (21st pick) of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed August 17, 2006.
- June 6, 2006: Joba Chamberlain was drafted by the New York Yankees in the 1st round (41st pick) of the 2006 amateur draft. Player signed September 2, 2006.
|2006 New York Yankees|
|2006 Game Log|
Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In
Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
Note: G = Games pitched; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts
American League Division Series
The 2006 American League Division Series was played between New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers. New York finished 1st in the American League East, while Detroit won the wild card. Detroit ended up winning the series 3-1.
|1||October 3||Detroit||4 – 8||New York (AL)||Wang||56,291||1-0|
|2||October 5||Detroit||4 – 3||New York (AL)||Mussina||56,252||1-1|
|3||October 6||New York (AL)||0 – 6||Detroit||Johnson||43,440||1-2|
|4||October 7||New York (AL)||3 – 8||Detroit||Wright||43,126||1-3|
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to 2006 New York Yankees season.|
- Game Logs:
- 1st Half: New York Yankees Game Log on ESPN.com
- 2nd Half: New York Yankees Game Log on ESPN.com
- Playoffs: New York Yankees Game Log on ESPN.com
- Batting Statistics: New York Yankees Batting Stats on ESPN.com
- Pitching Statistics: New York Yankees Pitching Stats on ESPN.com
- 2006 New York Yankees team page at www.baseball-almanac.com
- Bernie Williams Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
- Ramiro Mendoza Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
- Ian Kennedy Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
- Joba Chamberlain Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
- Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007
- Baseball America 2007 Annual Directory