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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 base, batting ninth.
The severity of Teixeira's injury is unclear, but he doesn't have much time to get healthy if he's going to start for Team USA in the WBC opener Friday against Team Mexico. The Americans have only one more exhibition game, Wednesday against the Colorado Rockies, before the tournament begins.
The Yankees already are dealing with a host of injuries, with Mariano Rivera and Derek Jeter coming back from offseason surgeries, Phil Hughes suffering from a bulging disc in his upper back, and Curtis Granderson out until May with a fractured right forearm.
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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...
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...
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...
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...
In the second hour of the Open Mike program from March 6, 2013, host Michael Cohen welcomes in Dan Feuerstein of Triple Coverage and Feuerstein’s Fire to discuss the hit the Yankees will take after losing Mark Teixeira for 10 weeks. The boys then have a bone to pick with a certain website that claims Robbie Cano and Curtis Granderson took steroids. Open Mike 03-06-13 pt 2
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
Some people still revel in the failings of the Evil Empire. Anytime a piece of bad news comes out and the Yankees' name is stamped in the headline, there are fans who simply rejoice. They can't help it. These fans aren't rooting for people to get injured, they are rooting for the Yankees to stumble. It's been that way for years, but the Yankees always manage...
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...
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...