Found July 08, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
Vicente Padilla and Mark Teixera don’t like each other. Oil and vinegar. Simple as that. And on Saturday, their over-seven-year spat reached a new level when Padilla publicly questioned Teixera’s manhood. “In this sport, as competitive ball players, we get pretty fired up,” Padilla said in a Spanish-language interview translated by NESN, “So I think, maybe, [Teixeira] picked the wrong profession. I think he’d be better off playing a women’s sport.” Trite as it was, we still enjoy his intent. The remark was in response to comments Teixera made the night before following the Yankees’ 10-8 win over the Red Sox, a game in which Teixera drove in the deciding runs with a triple off Padilla in the seventh. “The guy throws at people, fact of the matter,” Teixeira said, according to ESPN New York. “I’m not saying anything that is news. It is what it is. I’ve always been someone who wants to play the game the right way. You play hard, but you don’t play cheap. I’ve always lived that w

Padilla: Teixeira is always crying

The war of words between Mark Teixeira and Vicente Padilla is not slowing down. Padilla recently said Teixeira is always crying and should play women's sports.


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."

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...

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...

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...

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’ 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 [...]

Teixeira responds to Padilla's digs

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 with Latin players in Texas. "That's crazy," Teixeira said. "But I wouldn't expect anything else, really. If that's the...

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...

Teixeira on Padilla quip: 'Hilarious'

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

On Yankees-Red Sox, Vicente Padilla, Jonathan Papelbon, and Reggie Jackson

I could be wrong, but it looked and sounded like an awful lot of Yankees fans at Fenway Park this weekend. It seemed like much more than in the past, to the point where you heard rival chants, the way you do at Mets games. Hmmmm, Is that because Red Sox fans are less likely to buy the tickets these days?There certainly was much less buzz about this series than there was in the recent...

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...
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