ESPN New York | Wallace Matthews: As a result of his Biogenesis suspension, Alex Rodriguez (and all of the other players who received similar suspensions) will face increased drug testing this season.
NJ.com | Brendan Kuty: The Yankees have released Jared Burton, who was signed to a minor league deal and came to spring training as a non-roster invitee. Burton was nursing a strained oblique and hadn't pitched since March 17th.
NY Daily News | Mark Feinsand: There's been some recent concern about Masahiro Tanaka's decreased velocity, but Tanaka says that it's intentional because they've been working on developing his two-seamer. He also noted that he was trying to throw too hard during spring training last year and is trying to be more relaxed this year.
Newsday | Eric Boland: Jacoby Ellsbury has started to take light swings and participate in tee-and-toss drills; Jose Pirela experienced a setback with his concussion yesterday, getting dizzy while riding an exercise bike, so he'll see a neurologist again.