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Around the Empire: Yankees news - 8/22/15

Mark Teixiera's leg is improving; It's too soon to decide if hanging onto prospects at the trade deadline was the right call.

Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports | Brendan Kuty: Mark Teixeira has been riding the bench since being hit in the leg earlier in the week and thinks the bone bruise is improving. He plans to hit outside today and test it out by running soon.

NY Daily News | Andy Martino: The Yankees opted not to trade for a starting pitcher before the trade deadline, and it's too soon to decide if hanging onto their prospects was the right decision.

Newsday | Mike Gavin: As part of HOPE Week, the Yankees baked cookies for a non-profit organization, Baking Memories 4 Kids.

CBS Sports | David Brown: MLB is implementing a domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse policy that will allow commissioner Rob Manfred to punish players as he sees fit.

It's About The Money | Brad Vietrogoski: Considering the reasons for Brett Gardner's drop in production in the second half of the season.