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Around the Empire: Yankees news - 4/25/20

An injury update on various Yankees; MLB will need to get creative this season; Field of Dreams Game stadium still being built; a look at the upcoming CBA negotiations.

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New York Post | Dan Martin: While there are no games for them to return to as of yet, several Yankees continue to rehab from injuries. Giancarlo Stanton would seemingly be ready to go if baseball were to resume now, while Aaron Boone says that Aaron Judge and James Paxton are progressing well.

New York Daily News | Deesha Thosar: The circumstances of the current pandemic and the delayed start to the season will mean that MLB is going to need to get creative in 2020. All sorts of weird ideas could be on the table to try and get the season in.

Forbes | Barry M. Bloom: The Yankees were schedule to take part in one of the more interesting events of the 2020 season with the Field of Dreams Game in Iowa. Despite the fact that the season as a whole is still up in the air, the construction is continuing on the small stadium being built there.

FanGraphs | Dan Szymborski: Lost in everything going on right now is the upcoming CBA negotiations. The current one is set to expire after the 2021 season, and any indications from the free agency and general player/team over the last couple years say that things could get contentious. Here’s a look at what some of the major issues to two sides will need to negotiate over when that time comes.