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Around the Empire: New York Yankees News - 8/28/14

Duane Burleson

ESPN New York | Wallace Matthews: Masahiro Tanaka is on the path to returning and could make it back by September 12.

New York Times | David Waldstein: Derek Jeter speaks about his connection to Michigan and the time he almost played in Detroit back in 1995. | Jake Seiner: Yankees pitching prospect Jaron Long struck out Jason Giambi, someone he met back when he was a bat boy. | Steve Kornachi: The University of Michigan presented Derek Jeter with a Wolverines uniform.

It's About the Money | Brad Vietrogoski: The Yankees selected some interesting talent to the AZL this year, including Aaron Judge, Eric Jagielo, and Greg Bird. | Jonathan Zeller: Dellin Betances talks about the Yankees and New York City.

ESPN New York | Danny Knobler: Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez felt Martin Prado played better when they moved him around the field.

It's About the Money | Brad Vietrogoski: The Yankees don't have to choose between free agents and prospects when building the 2015 rotation; they can do both.

New York Post | Ken Davidoff: The Yankees are combining the tactics of the Athletics while also relying on their budget in order to put together a winning team.