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Around the Empire: Yankees News - 4/14/15

Ivan Nova will throw live batting practice for the first time today; Barry Bonds thinks everyone should be happy about A-Rod reaching home run milestones; Yankee fans chanting for Jeter when Gregorius makes mistakes.

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ESPN New York | Andrew Marchand: Yankees have a list of upcoming milestones for players and A-Rod's home runs aren't on it; Ivan Nova will throw live batting practice sometime today, for the first time since he had Tommy John surgery last year.

USA Today | Bob Nightengale: There has been a lot of grumbling about Alex Rodriguez and his home run bonuses, but Barry Bonds thinks everyone should be happy to see him hit those milestones. From a Yankee perspective, at least it means he's being productive at the plate.

FanGraphs | Craig Edwards: A look at what the Yankees can expect from Carlos Beltran by comparing him to other players who hit similarly late in their careers.

New York Post | Zach Braziller: During the first week of games, some Yankee fans started chanting for Derek Jeter after a few mistakes were made by Didi Gregorius.

It's About The Money | Matt Bove: One positive about the Yankees' offense so far is that their walk rate is up compared to the past few seasons.