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The Fangraphs | Eno Sarris: Yankees acquired Brandon McCarthy because they hope that his home run rates will normalize.
The real problem with It's About the Money | Susan Lulgjuraj: Derek Jeter getting selected to the All-Star Game is that outcome actually matters.
Remember that sleeping Yankees fan from back in April? Well he's suing ESPN, the team, and the announcers now. SB Nation | James Dator:
Some of the most interesting players in the second half will be New York Post | Joel Sherman: Masahiro Tanaka, Derek Jeter, and... Alex Rodriguez??
Despite criticism, Fox Sports | Ken Rosenthal: Manny Machado still stands by his friendship with Alex Rodriguez.
Everything you need to know about the newest Yankee callup, NJ.com | Brendan Kuty: Shane Greene.
The Yankees really need to do something about the Triple-A pitching staff because it is completely falling apart. Times-Tribune | Donnie Collins:
Can Shane Greene improve the Yankees' current rotation? It's About the Money | Domenic Lanza:
LoHud | Chad Jennings: Carlos Beltran is now dealing with swelling in his knee, but it isn't too much of a concern just yet.
A look at the AL East in the second half shows that the Yankees have a shot if they add more pieces and Carlos Beltran and Fox Sports | Rob Neyer: Brian McCann improve.
Joe Girardi believes the trade deadline should be moved back to later in the season. NJ.com | Brendan Kuty: