MLB.com | Mike Scandura: Masahiro Tanaka completed his second rehab start on Wednesday and came out of it feeling good.
NJ.com | Ryan Hatch: Joe Girardi, Brian McCann, and Chris Capuano discuss the application of foreign substances that pitchers use to grip the baseball.
Fangraphs | Craig Edwards: Mark Teixeira doesn't have to worry about his BABIP as long as he's healthy and laying off outside pitches in order to turn on his pitch.
ESPN New York | Andrew Marchand: In a stunning turn of events, it would seem that Alex Rodriguez has become the leader of the Yankees this year, both on and off the field.
It's About the Money | William Tasker: After watching Dellin Betances strikeout the Royals on 14 pitches, it has become clear that the Yankees reliever is now must-see TV.
New York Post | Ken Davidoff: No one saw Alex Rodriguez and Mark Teixeira being the two hitters to carry the Yankees offense this season.