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It’s not too often you hear a player in any sport admit that he is probably overpaid. Market determines value, and whatever you were able to get at the time of free agency is what you were worth. At least, in my opinion. But enter New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira, who recently opened [...]
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Mark Teixeira says he is “overpaid.”
Usually when athletes talk about their contracts, they are complaining about how small it is, but, apparently, Mark Teixeira is not one of those athletes. In an interview with The Wall Street Journal, he stated that he is overpaid and “on the backside of [his] career.” Talk about honesty.
A week following a Yankee player who has...
Mark Teixeira gave a thoroughly honest interview to the Wall Street Journal in which he admitted that he is overpaid and aging.
Teixeira signed an eight-year, $180 million contract with the New York Yankees prior to the 2009 season. He has four seasons left under the current deal, and he is scheduled to earn $22.5 million each year.
Though he was one of the most productive first...
The Yankees captain thinks Alex Rodriguez should speak out publicly on the latest round of PED allegations before he makes his feelings known on the subject.
I'm pretty sure Mark Teixeira is doing it wrong.The New York Yankees slugger opened up to the Wall Street Journal, admitting that, among other things, he is, well...not the player he used to be."Maybe I'm slowing down a tick. Look, I'm not going to play forever," the 32-year-old said. "Eventually you start, I don't want to say declining, but it...
New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez was injected
with performance-enhancing drugs as recently as last spring by Anthony Bosch,
operator of the now-infamous Biogenesis of America clinic in south Florida,
according to an “Outside the Lines” report.
The texts, the source said, usually came late at night,
telling Anthony Bosch to come to the house. Bosch would...
Yankees Injury Update
Throughout 2012 and early 2013, the New York Yankees saw big
injuries happen to big-name players. Spring Training 2013 begins on Saturday,
February 16, and the Yankees are counting on those big names to come back
strong and push the team into the postseason once again. Here is an update on
the injuries to the Yankee’s key players.
Derek Jeter has taken to the field for a full week now and even hit in the batting cage Monday for the first time since breaking his ankle last October. The Yankees shortstop took 55 grounders — but doesn't move move laterally — and said his left ankle is healing right on schedule. He expects to be ready by Opening Day on April 1.
"Everything's been good, everything...
If you haven’t checked out this interview with Mark Teixeira by Dan Barbarisi of the Wall Street Journal, you should. After all, how often is it that you see a $200 million dollar ballplayer who is on the decline say something like this…
“I have no problem with anybody in New York, any fan, saying you’re overpaid. Because I am,” Teixeira said. “We all are.”
New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez is rehabilitating his surgery-repaired left hip in New York and Miami, a source told the New York Daily News. The Daily News reported Saturday that Rodriguez is keeping a low profile since it was revealed last week that Major League Baseball is investigating his links to a South Florida anti-aging clinic run by Anthony Bosch. Rodriguez...
Dan Szymborski’s ZiPS projections, which have typically appeared in the pages of Baseball Think Factory, are being released at FanGraphs this year. Below are the projections for the New York Yankees. Szymborski can be found on Twitter at @DSzymborski.
Other 2013 Projections: Angels / Astros / Athletics / Blue Jays / Brewers / Cardinals / Cubs / Diamondbacks / Dodgers / Giants ...
Plenty has been said about the 1927 New York Yankees classifying them as the greatest offensive team in the history of Major League Baseball. Whenever a team is putting up all time numbers over the course of a season, they are always compared to the 1927 Yankees. When the Pittsburgh Pirates started trading away players in their prime in the late 2000s, General Manager Neal Huntington...
America’s Game (Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)
The wait is over. ESPN’s two-week orgy of analysis is mercifully done and we can finally watch the Ravens and the 49ers battle in Super Bowl XLVII. We thought it would be fun to check in with some Yankees and ask them what their picks were for the Big Game. Check them out. (Watch Brosius guess the exact score–he is so clutch...
Sitting on a stage with their manager and GM during a
fundraiser, Mariano Rivera and Mark Teixeira vowed to welcome Alex
Rodriguez back to the New York Yankees following the latest drug
allegations against the New York Yankees star.