Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 7/31/12

New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira found out Tuesday morning he does not have structural damage on his injured left wrist.

MLB.com reported that an MRI revealed only inflammation a day after Teixeira had to leave Monday's game against the Baltimore Orioles in the seventh inning after diving for J.J. Hardy's seventh-inning hard-hit ball down the first base line and landing on his left wrist.

Teixeira received a cortisone injection afterward. He will be re-evaluated in three days, according to the Yankees.

Teixeira said he actually hurt his wrist while swinging the bat Sunday against the Boston Red Sox, but played through it.

"I'm not crazy concerned because I tried to play through it," Teixeira said on Monday. "It's one of those things if you really hurt yourself bad, you're out and you can't do much. I was kind of nursing it today when I was swinging so hopefully it's just a couple of days and I can get back out there."

Teixeira is hitting .256 with 20 home runs and 71 RBI this season.

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