Originally written on Lady Loves Pinstripes  |  Last updated 11/14/14
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The latest New York Yankees casualty is first baseman Mark Teixeira, who will be out 8-10 weeks with a strained right wrist. Mark Teixeira to miss 8-10 weeks with strained wrist tendon wp.me/p1rXvG-8Xqk — Bryan Hoch (@BryanHoch) March 6, 2013 Wrist injuries are tricky to begin with, but hitters need their full optimal wrist mechanics in order to be successful so healing fully is a must. What are the Yankees going to? Normally the Yankees can weather injuries like this, but thanks to Hal Steinbrenner’s unproductive and frugality off-season, they cannot. This team has ZERO depth off the bench, as Juan Rivera, Dan Johnson and Matt Diaz are not players who can keep a team winning. As I have said all off-season fielding a ball club of veterans, many coming off of major injuries without viable back-ups, is a lose-lose situation. (more…) © Kate for Lady Loves Pinstripes, 2013. | Permalink | No comment | Post tags: Curtis Granderson, Eric Chavez, Hal Steinbrenner, Mark Teixeira, Melky Mes...
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