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Around the Empire: New York Yankees News - 8/4/14

Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

ESPN New York | Wallace Matthews: Masahiro Tanaka will throw today and test out his elbow after weeks of rest. | Brendan Kuty: David Phelps might have to miss his next start due to elbow inflammation.

Times-Tribune | Donnie Collins: Kyle Roller has worked hard to improve his game this year and he's still working to iron out his flaws as a hitter.

New York Post | Ken Davidoff: This year Derek Jeter is getting all the attention, whether it's bad or good.

New York Daily News | Mark Feinsand: The Yankees should extend David Robertson right now because, even with Dellin Betances, the team could use both relievers.

Pinstripe Pundits | Chris Mitchell: A look at how some of the Yankees' mid-level prospects, like Manny Banuelos and Bryan Mitchell, have done over the last month. | Brendan Kuty: Michael Pineda feels strong after his first rehab start with Triple-A Scranton.

New York Times | Tyler Kepner: The Yankees bullpen is carrying on after Mariano Rivera and is even thriving in his absence.