Found March 07, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
The New York Yankees have announced that first baseman Mark Teixeira has suffered a strained right wrist that will sidelined him for eight to 10 weeks, according to Jack Curry of The YES Network. Teixeira has strained right wrist and will miss 8 to 10 weeks. — Jack Curry (@JackCurryYES) March 6, 2013 Teixeira sustained his injury on Tuesday while he was warming up for Team USA’s exhibition game against the Chicago White Sox. He injured his wrist while taking swings off a batting tee. Teixeira has spent the past four seasons with the Yankees. The 32-year-old hit .251/.332/.475 with 27 doubles and 24 home runs over 524 plate appearances last season. This is another big blow to the Yankees, who will also be without Curtis Granderson and Alex Rodriguez to start the season. New York has indicated that it will look into available corner infielders. The team would then play offseason acquisition Kevin Youkilis at whatever position isn’t filled. The injury has forced Teixeira to bow out of the WBC, and Team USA has replaced him with Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer. Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.mlbinjurynews.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })(); Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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