Found September 28, 2012 on
MLB Injury News:
New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira
tested his calf
injury yesterday during a simulated game at the club’s complex in Tampa,
reports Meredith Marakovits of the YES Network:
Mark Teixeira played in a simulated game in Tampa. 7ABs and played an inning in the field. Will play in another sim game tom or sat #Yankees
— Meredith Marakovits (@M_Marakovits) September 27, 2012
Teixeira, who has been out due to the calf injury since
Sept. 8, registered seven at-bats during the game and also played one inning at
first base. The 32-year-old was able to
lightly run the bases, and he is expected to play in another simulated game today
Teixeira initially sustained the injury
toward the end of
August, but he was able to rehab and rejoin New York on Sept. 8
. He then aggravated the injury during his first game back
and hasn’t played since.
While Thursday’s news is certainly considered progress, the
Yankees are still not putting a timeframe on when Teixeira will return to
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