It's About the Money | Brad Vietrogoski: Jacoby Ellsbury is really coming into his own as a legitimate No. 3 hitter in the lineup.
NJ.com | Brendan Kuty: With the amount of time Mark Teixeira has gotten hurt this year, is it finally time to look for a capable backup first baseman?
Hardball Talk | Craig Calcaterra: The idea that the Yankees will never be the same again once Derek Jeter retires is pretty ridiculous.
LoHud | Chad Jennings: Hiroki Kuroda hopes to avoid a second half fade-off like he went through last year.
Fox Sports | Ken Rosenthal: The Yankees are better off trading for expensive veterans than giving up important prospects because the team isn't a definite playoff contender.
Baseball America | Vince Lara-Cinisomo: Check out this scouting report on Rob Refsnyder and find out what to expect from him going forward.
CBS Sports | Matt Snyder: A note from the transaction selling Babe Ruth to the Yankees sold for a lot of money at auction.
It's About the Money | Brad Vietrogoski: The Yankees' patchwork rotation, including Shane Greene, Chase Whitley, and David Phelps, has held things together so far.