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BOSTON -- A day later, Vicente Padilla stuck to his guns. After the Red Sox toppled the Yankees 9-5 in the night cap of Saturday's doubleheader, the Red Sox reliever spoke to and fired back at New York first baseman Mark Teixeira, who criticized him on Friday night. But Padilla came under scrutiny for saying that Teixeira would be better off playing "a women's sport." Before Sunday's series-finale against the Yankees, he clarified the comment -- somewhat. "I think [he should play a women's sport] because he's always crying," Padilla said in Spanish. "If he's batting, he's crying. If...

Teixeira goes off on 'headhunter' Padilla

Mark Teixeira had some words for Vicente Padilla, an ex-teammate who he claims throws at hitters and goes "headhunting."

Mark Teixeira Calls Vicente Padilla's Assertions 'Completely Erroneous,' Jokes That Women's Boxing Is Tough

BOSTON –– Mark Teixeira found the retaliation humorous. When informed of Vicente Padilla's comments to –– in response to Teixeira's initial jab on Friday –– the Yankees first baseman refuted the notion that he experienced issues Latin players in Texas. "That's crazy," Teixeira said. "But I wouldn't expect anything else really. If...

Report: Padilla says Teixeira better off playing women's sports

Boston Red Sox reliever Vicente Padilla tossed a verbal salvo in his feud with Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira by suggesting Teixeira should play a "women's sport," reported. Padilla also said Teixeira has trouble with Latin players, but Teixeria called the comment "completely erroneous.""That's just comedy," Teixeira said...

Top 10 takeaways from Vicente Padilla saying Mark Teixeira would be better off playing a woman's sport

10) Padilla believes Teixeira should make 70% of what he currently makes9) Given that Teix kind of owns him, Padilla must fantasize about being dominated by women, along with the men8) Padilla owns Teix in his fantasy league, and wants to give him fuel for a better second half7) It's great that this has flared up, because those Yankee - Red Sox games really deserve more media...

Teixeira on Padilla quip: 'Hilarious'

Yankees slugger Mark Teixeira called Red Sox pitcher Vicente Padilla's accusation that he's prejudiced against Latinos "hilarious."

Mark Teixeira Focuses Ire on Vicente Padilla in Night That Left Much to Be Desired for Red Sox Pitching

BOSTON -- At times, a couple of Boston's pitchers have had the Yankees' numbers. If it wasn't Josh Beckett going 4-0 against the Yankees with a 1.85 ERA in 2011, it was Vicente Padilla irritating Mark Teixeira by buzzing batters off the plate when they played for the Rangers. But on Friday night, both Teixeira and the Yankees had the last laugh. Teixeira plated the go...

Yankees Game 82: Teixeira Fuels High-Scoring Win

<a href="" rel=\"attachment wp-att-9074\"> New York Yankees 10 — Boston Red Sox 8   Mark Teixeira drove in 4 runs in...

Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Says Vicente Padilla’s Charge of Racism Untrue

The war of words continue between New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira and Boston’s reliever Vicente Padilla. This has take the Yankees/Red Sox rivalry into uncharted territory and to a whole new level. ESPNdesportes reported Padilla has alleged that Teixeira’s problem isn’t with him, but Latin players in general. Reading in between the lines Padilla is basically accusing Teixeira [...]

Valentine defends Padilla over Tex

BOSTON –– For years, Mark Teixeira complained about Vicente Padilla. Back in Texas, Padilla –– then a teammate of Teixeira's with the Rangers ––developed a reputation for beaning opposing batters. In retaliation, rival teammates would throw at the first baseman. Teixeira reportedly asked Padilla to ease off the aggressive pitching. Since Padilla didn't show much...

The Empire Strikes First

Mark Teixeira's 2-run triple off reliever Vicente Padilla in the top of the 7th highlighted a 4-run outburst by the Yankees as they came from behind to beat the Red Sox 10-8 Friday night in the first game of a 4-game series at Fenway Park.The starting pitchers - Hiroki Kuroda for the Yankees and Josh Beckett for Boston - were positively brutal in the early going with each one...

Dustin Pedroia, Cliff Lee, Ian Kennedy, Mark Teixeira, Mike Napoli Should Heat Up After Break (Video)

Major League Baseball teams aren't the only ones looking to make moves that will help them after the All-Star break. Fantasy owners are looking for a few players who have been sluggish in the first half but could heat up after the break. Leading the pitching choices are Cliff Lee and Ian Kennedy, while Mark Teixeira, Dustin Pedroia and Mike Napoli are expected to see their hitting...
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