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Giancarlo Stanton‘s tape-measure bombs have earned the admiration of a few of his Team USA teammates.
CBSsports.com’s Danny Knobler reports that several batting-practice pitches to the Marlins slugger landed in the parking lot of Arizona’s Salt River Fields during practice for the World Baseball Classic, causing Mark Teixeira‘s jaw to drop in disbelief.
The Yankees first baseman said he worried for the safety of the windows on his car — which was parked 2,000 miles away in Tampa.
“I’ve never seen anything like it,” Teixeira said. “I’ve played with a lot of guys headed for the Hall of Fame, but I’ve never seen anything like it.”
Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins was similarly flabbergasted, insisting that the 23-year-old “cannot be human.”
Jimmy Rollins to Giancarlo Stanton:"You cannot be real. You cannot be human." Stanton heard it all day at the USA workout.— Peter Gammons (@pgammo) March 05, 2013
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According to Daniel Barbarisi of the Wall Street Journal, Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira will be scratched from the World Baseball Classic due to injury. Teixeira has been diagnosed with a strained right wrist, and said he felt something “pop.” He will be out for at least two weeks.
Things obviously keep getting worse for the Yankees, who have been dealing with injuries...
Yankees slugger Mark Teixeira has been scratched from the U.S. lineup for Tuesday's exhibition game against the Chicago White Sox with a sore right forearm.
The injury is not considered serious.
The U.S. was preparing for its opener in the World Baseball Classic on Friday night against Mexico by taking on the White Sox at Camelback Ranch.
The Rays' Ben Zobrist started...
Mark Teixeira is going to be out at least until early May with a strained right wrist tendon, the latest major injury setback for the New York Yankees.
New York general manager Brian Cashman gave the news after the Yankees' were beat 8-2 by the Dominican Republic World Baseball Classic team on Wednesday.
Teixeira was hurt swinging a bat Tuesday in an indoor cage during pregame...
The New York Yankees have another injury concern, and it could affect Team USA at the World Baseball Classic.
First baseman Mark Teixeira was scratched from the Team USA lineup for Tuesday's exhibition with the Chicago White Sox because of a sore forearm, according to Anthony McCarron of the New York Daily News.
Tampa Bay Rays utility man Ben Zobrist replaced Teixeira at first...
Umm so remember when we here at BSO reported yesterday that New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira, hurt his forearm while hitting off a tee and would only be out 7-10 days?
Well it turns out it was a much worst injury to his wrist and according to George A. King III of the New York Post, Teixeira will be sidelined for 8-10 weeks.
The Yankees’ nightmare spring training continued...
AL BEast Notebook – March 6
Yankees are dropping faster than Brian Cashman out of an airplane.
Bad news continues to pile up for the Bombers. First baseman Mark Teixeira hurt his right wrist swinging in the batting cage on Tuesday and will miss at least two weeks.
Yes, he’s out of the World Baseball Classic, but the bigger news is that Tex won’t even be swinging a bat for practically...
First baseman Mark Teixeira was scratched from
Tuesdayâs exhibition game against the Chicago
White Sox with a strained right forearm and will not play in the
Yesterday - during a drunken, sixties peyote flashback - I had this thought: “The Yankees could win 85 games if Mark Teixeira has a great year, and he’ll make up for Killer Kissinger bombing Cambodia.” Well, up yours, Henry! And so much for that notion. You probably know by now that Tex the Hex is out with a wrist injury – a disturbingly still-unidentified wrist injury, one...
Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer will replace the injured Mark Teixeira on the United States team at the World Baseball Classic.
Teixeira strained his forearm while swinging off a tee on Tuesday.
Hosmer will leave the Royals' spring training complex and meet up with the USA before its exhibition game against the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night in Scottsdale...
Eric Hosmer has replaced Mark Teixeira as the everyday first baseman for Team USA at the World Baseball Classic.
USA Baseball confirmed the news Wednesday morning. Team USA has one more exhibition game, Wednesday against the Colorado Rockies, before opening tournament play Friday against Team Mexico.
Team USA wanted a left-handed batter who does not strike out often, and Hosmer...
No. No no no no no no no. No. Please no. Mark Teixeira of the New York Yankees and planned starting first baseman for Team USA in the World Baseball classic has come down with an injury. The team needs a first baseman. Naturally reporters asked Ryan Howard if he...
Teixeira Injury Fantasy Impact
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said he was worried. It turns out he had every right to be. On Wednesday, Joe Girardi told reporters first baseman Mark Teixeira will miss 8-10 weeks after injuring his wrist during batting practice. Two months, which includes needed rehab after four weeks of rest, would mean Tex wouldn't return until...
The New York Yankees learned today Mark Teixeira will miss 8-10 weeks, but even without him, Curtis Granderson, Phil Hughes, and Alex Rodriguez, general manager Brian Cashman is not worried about not making the postseason.
By DAVE SKRETTA
AP Sports Writer
SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) -- Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer has been called upon to replace injured Yankees slugger Mark Teixeira on the United States team for the World Baseball Classic.
Hosmer received a text message late Tuesday from Tony Clark of the players union, asking if he'd be interested in a spot on the roster. After getting...