Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 9/28/14
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Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira expects to play in his first game since hurting his right wrist in early March, suiting up for a minor-league game with Double-A Trenton on Wednesday. Teixeira, who injured the wrist while preparing with the U.S. team for the World Baseball Classic, has been working out at the Yankees' minor-league complex. ''If everything goes as planned, I'll leave here Tuesday and play in Trenton Wednesday and Thursday,'' Teixeira said Friday. ''That's the plan right now.'' With Yankees manager Joe Girardi watching, the All-Star took part in an extensive simulated game with infielder Kevin Youkilis, who is out with a sore back. Along with hitting and base running, the pair played defense between at-bats. ''That was a serious simulated game,'' Teixeira said. ''That was challenging. It was good. It's hot here. We got a lot of good work done.'' Teixeira may be ready to rejoin the ...
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