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Around the Empire: New York Yankees News - 8/29/13

Debby Wong-USA TODAY Sports

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Quick Hits

  • Vernon Wells, Joba Chamberlain, and David Huff made fun of Eduardo Nunez by creating a chalk outline on the spot where he collapsed in the infield on Tuesday night. Someone put a wheelchair in front of his locker too.
  • Jose Gil has been promoted to Triple-A.
  • Tyler Austin started his rehab assignment with the GCL Yankees.
  • Melky Mesa has been placed on the disabled list with a hamstring injury.

Questions of the Day

  • Who would you start over Phil Hughes this weekend?
  • Do you think Hiroki Kuroda retires if he continues to struggle for the rest of the season?
  • If you could create a completely authentic costume, which fictional character would you dress up as?
  • Do you prefer Baby Back, St. Louis Style, or Short Ribs?

Coming Up Today

  • Baby Bomber Recap 8/28/13 @ 9 am
  • The painful death of CC Sabathia's changeup @ 11 am
  • Weekend series against Baltimore may be the Yankees' last stand @ 12 pm
  • Why Andy Pettitte deserves to make the Hall of Fame @ 2 pm
  • It's time to abandon ERA as a useful statistic @ 3 pm