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Around the Empire: New York Yankees News - 8/3/14

Darren McCollester

LoHud | Chad Jennings: Martin Prado talks about being traded to the Yankees. | Tracy Ringolsby: Jerry Narron, the backup catcher who replaced Thurman Munson, recounts the tragic events and the first game after his death.

Newsday | David Lennon: It's possible that Stephen Drew will be the replacement at shortstop for Derek Jeter in 2015.

The Record | Bob Klapisch: Jon Lester is going to be a major target of the Yankees after the 2014 season.

ESPN New York | Wallace Matthews: Martin Prado was initially a little nervous about the idea of playing in New York, but he has since warmed up to it.

Baseball America | Matt Eddy: The Yankees got the best haul from the trade deadline out of all other AL East teams.

New York Daily News | Mark Feinsand: With the ability to play all over the field, Martin Prado provides the Yankees with the defensive flexibility that they have been lacking. | Brendan Kuty: Dellin Betances managed to hit 100 mph on the radar gun.

LoHud | Chad Jennings: With Martin Prado now in the fold, the Yankees can take their time with returning Carlos Beltran to the outfield.