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Around the Empire: New York Yankees News - 7/21/13

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Andy Marlin

Yesterday on Pinstriped Bible

Around the Internet

  • New York Daily News | Anthony McCarron: Brian Cashman can't wait for the injuries to subside, he needs to make a deal for a bat.
  • Wall Street Journal | Brian Costa: The Yankees are running into trouble because the trade market is changing and the extra wild card won't allow them to take advantage of their deep pockets.
  • CBS Sports | Danny Knobler: The Yankees are hoping that their 39-year-old shortstop and 38-year-old third baseman can help the team.
  • LoHud | Chad Jennings: Vernon Wells will replace Zoilo Almonte in the outfield, while Melky Mesa and Thomas Neal will play off the bench.

Quick Hits


  • Alex Rodriguez was moved from third base to DH because he was experiencing quad tightness.
  • Kevin Mahoney of the Trenton Thunder had season-ending elbow surgery.
  • Jayson Nix could begin his rehab assignment next week.
  • Hideki Matsui will throw batting practice for the Trenton Thunder on Monday.
  • Gary Sanchez left last night's game because of an injury, but it was probably precautionary.

Questions of the Day

  • What will be the Yankees' run differential at the end of the season?
  • What position will the Yankees upgrade at the deadline?
  • What movie world would you most like to live in?
  • Who is your favorite non-baseball sports player?

Coming Up Today

  • Baby Bomber Recap 7/20/13: RiverDogs win third straight behind DBJ's big day @ 10 am
  • Yankees Prospect Interview: Nestor Cortes @ 11 am
  • Why Alex Rodriguez's return is crucial for the Yankees @ 2 pm
  • Yankees Contracts: Baseball's funny money - pitchers @ 5 pm
  • New York Yankees @ Boston Red Sox at 8:05 pm (Game Thread at 7:30 pm)