Found May 20, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
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New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira recently appeared in his first game since March, going 1-for-2 during an extended spring training contest. While the veteran is feeling good about his recovery, general manager Brian Cashman told reporters -- including Ken Davidoff of The New York Post -- that Teixeira isn't out of the woods yet. "Until (Teixeira) is actually rehabbing in games...we'll hold our breath for a while, and then he'll go through spring training. If that goes fine, then I'll believe at we're OK. But prior to that, I'm not gonna count my chickens yet." Teixeira has been sidelined due to a wrist injury he suffered early in spring training. He's worked his way back to the point that he's once again swinging in competitive situations, but Cashman won't feel more confident in Teixeira's recovery until the wrist holds up during a minor league rehab stint. While Cashman notes that it's "worth something" for Teixeira to feel as good as he does at this point, he will continue holding his breath until the first baseman "goes through that rehab-game process." Beyond Teixeira, the Yankees are waiting on several other players to return from injury. Veteran position players Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez remain sidelined, while Ivan Nova could rejoin the team in the near future. Right-hander Michael Pineda could begin his minor league rehab appearance early next month, and Eduardo Nunez is said to be roughly two weeks away from returning. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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