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Top 10 MLB first basemen for 2017

There are few positions that are both more fun – while simultaneously difficult – to breakdown than first base. It is annually the home many of the most impressive hitters in the game, and limiting that assessment to simply a top 10 ensures there will be some impact players left on the outside. But is also guarantees an all-out fight to make it to the top. This year’s list...
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Mark Teixeira joins ESPN as baseball analyst

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) Mark Teixeira will work as an ESPN analyst following his retirement as a player. ESPN said Tuesday it had reached a multiyear agreement with the three-time All-Star first baseman. Teixeira will appear on baseball studio coverage, anchor show ''SportsCenter'' and ESPN radio. The 36-year-old Teixeira hit 409 home runs for Texas (2003-07), Atlanta (2007-08),...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

A look back at Mark Teixeira’s career with the New York Yankees

Mark Teixeira was a part of the big free agent spending spree the New York Yankees had following the 2008 season which also included CC Sabathia and A.J. Burnett. These signings came after a season where the Yankees failed to make the playoffs and were moving into the new Yankee Stadium in 2009. When Mark Teixeira signed with the Yankees he was one of the league’s best all-around...
October 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Mark Teixeira Gets a Rockin’ Retirement Gift

While a member of the New York Yankees, Mark Teixeira just wanted to rock…and now he can. During his eight seasons in pinstripes, the retiring All-Star used “I Wanna Rock” by Twisted Sister as his walk up music. Friday night, before the team’s game against the Baltimore Orioles, the band was on hand to present “Tex” with a signed guitar. “I knew they had been following...
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October 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Teixeira unloads on PED users, calls for harsher penalties

Mark Teixeira’s career is set to close, as the New York Yankees first baseman will retire at season’s end. The 36-year-old enjoyed a phenomenal 14-year career split between Texas, Atlanta and New York, hitting 406 career home runs. In a wide-ranging interview with Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, Teixeira opened up about what it was like to be a clean star in the sport’s steroid...
Via The Outside Corner
September 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Yankees announce Alex Rodriguez press conference for Sunday

The New York Yankees have called a press conference for the struggling Alex Rodriguez. It will be held Sunday morning at 11 a.m. ET. Yankees call an A-Rod press conference for 11 a.m. ET on Sunday. — Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) August 7, 2016 There’s definitely something up here. Though, what it might be is anyone’s guess. It sure looks like Rodriguez has either been released...
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August 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Mark Teixeira Has Earned Thought For the Hall of Fame

On Friday afternoon in New York, an emotional New York Yankees’ first baseman Mark Teixeira sat in the Yankee Stadium press conference room beginning his final goodbyes to the game of baseball. “Every kid playing Wiffle Ball in the back yard or playing Little League, dreams of being a Major League Baseball player,” Teixeira said while choking up. “That did didn’t take long...
Via The Sports Journal
August 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Reports: Mark Teixeira will retire at season’s end

Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is expected to announce his retirement later today, as reported by Buster Onley earlier this morning. Mark Teixeira expected to announce his retirement later today, at 36, effective at the end of the season. — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) August 5, 2016 Teixeira, 36, has struggled in the 77 games he’s played in 2016. The switch-hitting veteran...
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August 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Mark Teixeira to retire at end of season

New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is planning to retire at the end of the season. According to ESPN’s Buster Olney, Teixeira is expected to make the announcement on Friday. Mark Teixeira expected to announce his retirement later today, at 36, effective at the end of the season. — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) August 5, 2016 A report from last month claimed the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Yankees considering releasing Rodriguez, Teixeira

The make up of the New York Yankees might change in a big way if they decide to be sellers on the trade market. Players like Andrew Miller, Aroldis Chapman and Carlos Beltran could be moved. A few other high-profile players could also be released. “Some New York Yankees people have discussed whether, if they decide to sell, they might consider releasing great veterans Mark...
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July 21, 2016  |  Discuss

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