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Around the Empire: New York Yankees News - 8/5/14

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Pinstripe Pundits | Derek Albin: Adam Warren has taken a major step back from the time he was considered to be a shutdown reliever earlier in the season.

Fangraphs | Jeff Sullivan: Dellin Betances and Brandon McCarthy invoked some of the worst swings of the week.

CBS Sports | Jon Heyman: Yankees assistant general manager Billy Eppler is reportedly the favorite to land the Padres' open GM job.

SB Nation | James Dator: Here are some maps showing that the Yankees are the most hated team in the US, Canada, and the entire world.

The Record | Bob Klapisch: As impressive as it is to see Dellin Betances hit 100 mph, he also needs to be careful.

ESPN New York | Wallace Matthews: New additions to the team like Chase Headley, Martin Prado, and Stephen Drew seem to have revitalized the Yankees. | Brendan Kuty: Esmil Rogers is ready to replace David Phelps in the rotation if he gets the opportunity.

CBS Houston | Brett Dolan: Ex-Yankees farmhand Neil Medchill is willing to give up his career to donate bone marrow to a stranger.

Newsday | David Lennon: With David Phelps now on the disabled list, the Yankees could use a healthy Michael Pineda.

Pinstripe Pundits | Chris Mitchell: A look at how some of the Yankees' lesser prospects, like Miguel Andujar and Jose Ramirez, have done over the last month.

NoMaas | SJK: With this year's power surge, Brett Gardner is only now getting the recognition he has deserved for years.

CBS Sports | Mike Axisa: Check out this recently discovered footage of Babe Ruth playing baseball.