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Around the Empire: New York Yankees News - 8/24/13

Debby Wong-USA TODAY Sports

Yesterday on Pinstriped Bible

Around the Internet

  • NoMaas | SJK: The Steinbrenners' recent partnership with Manchester City Football Club could foreshadow them selling the Yankees to the club.
  • It's About the Money | Brad Vietrogoski: Hal Steinbrenner's meeting to discuss the minor league system's lack of prospects is well overdue and plenty late.
  • It's About the Money | Michael Eder: People want the Yankees to acquire Dan Haren to replace Phil Hughes, but instead they should just say no.
  • CBS Sports | Mike Axisa: The Yankees are suddenly relevant again and the returns of Alex Rodriguez, Curtis Granderson, and Alfonso Soriano have a lot to do with it.
  • CBS Sports | Scott Miller: If you wanted to know more about why the Angels are so bad, you should check this out and read about Albert Pujols, Arte Moreno, and Torii Hunter.
  • Subway Squawkers | Lisa Swan: Bill Madden of the New York Daily News repeatedly insisted that A-Rod would never play another game for the Yankees, but now that he's returned and has played a big part on the team, he's been silent.
  • NoMaas | SJK: Remember the other day when Michael Kay insisted to David Cone that pitcher Wins were important and that players pitched to the score?

Quick Hits

  • Melky Mesa suffered a hamstring injury.
  • The Rays presented Mariano Rivera with a terrifying sand sculpture for enter SANDman.
  • Curtis Granderson will be the regular designated hitter.

Questions of the Day

  • Who will be the best September call up this season?
  • Should the Yankees acquire Dan Haren?
  • What is your favorite action movie?
  • What is the best dessert ever?

Coming Up Today

  • Baby Bomber Recap 8/23/13 @ 8 am
  • Derek Jeter and the Yankees should let Bob Sheppard rest in peace @ 2 pm
  • New York Yankees @ Tampa Bay Rays at 7:10 pm (Game Thread at 6:30 pm)