Fangraphs | David Laurila: When it comes to hitting, Derek Jeter likes to keep it simple, choosing not to look at video or make many adjustments.
Just A Bit Outside | Ken Rosenthal: Give the Yankees credit for sticking around in the playoff hunt, despite a a negative run differential.
Baseball Prospectus | Jeff Moore: Greg Bird had an impressive night in Double-A on Wednesday.
Fangraphs | Drew Fairservice: With Brandon McCarthy becoming an effective pitcher in pinstripes, it's fair to ask whether he's regressed to the mean or if the Yankees unlocked something.
Sports On Earth | Eno Sarris: The Yankees added the most value at the trade deadline by acquiring two whole wins with Martin Prado, Chase Headley, and Stephen Drew.
ESPN New York | Wallace Matthews: Francisco Cervelli's defensive abilities in the ninth inning may have saved yesterday's game against the Tigers.
MiLB.com | Sam Dykstra: Greg Bird is getting his chance to shine in Double-A Trenton now that Peter O`Brien has been traded away.