The Yankees need to clinch a playoff berth and win the AL East title this year. Here’s a look at what they need to do.
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The Yankees have clinched a playoff berth
The Yankees have clinched a playoff berth, but they are not guaranteed a spot in the World Series. They need to win the American League Championship Series to do that.
The ALCS is a best-of-seven series, so the Yankees need to win four games before the other team does. They will play either the Houston Astros or the Tampa Bay Rays.
If the Yankees make it to the World Series, they will play either the Los Angeles Dodgers or the Milwaukee Brewers.
They need to win the AL East to clinch the division title
The New York Yankees have not clinched a playoff berth yet, but they are in good position to do so. They need to win the AL East to clinch the division title, and they are currently in first place. They would also clinch a spot if they finish in second place and the Oakland Athletics lose the Wild Card game.
They need to win the AL pennant to clinch a spot in the World Series
To clinch a spot in the World Series, the Yankees would need to win the American League pennant.
As of September 26, 2019, the Yankees have clinched a spot in the American League wild-card game. In order to win the American League pennant, they would need to win the AL wild-card game, then win the American League Division Series, and finally win the American League Championship Series.
They need to win the World Series to be crowned champions
The Yankees have not won the World Series since 2009. In order to be crowned champions, they need to win the World Series. The Yankees have not been to the World Series since 2012.