Injury Updates on Teixeira Robertson and Ryan

Last week started to looks like a train wreck. During Thursday’s win against the Boston Red Sox, backup catcher Francisco Cervelli pulled his hamstring while trying to beat out a double play. It was not pretty, and after an MRI it was confirmed he had a grade 2 strain. Since then Cervelli has been placed on the 60-day disabled list. Usually this type of injury takes four to six...
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Mark Teixeira "definitely a possibility" for Sunday

After spending the entire offseason worried about his wrist and how it would affect his swing, Mark Teixeira couldn't have figured that a hamstring would prevent him from playing this year. With a dearth of infield options, the Yankees could use Teixeira in the lineup and the team should be getting him back as early as Sunday according to manager Joe Girardi: "Sunday...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

What version of Mark Teixeira can the Yankees tolerate?

Mark Teixeira can return to the Yankees as early as Sunday, but return as what? He has fallen – physically and statistically – but to where? The offensive identity of Teixeira lingers as a key question to this season. With recent imports such as Carlos Beltran, Jacoby Ellsbury, Brian McCann and Alfonso Soriano present, it might not be necessary for Teixeira to be a huge weightlifter...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees' Mark Teixeira looking to return April 20

The New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox on Saturday by the score of 7-4. The win moved the Yankees back to the .500 mark at 6-6. Hiroki Kuroda allowed four earned runs and six hits in 6 1/3 innings to get the win. The Yankees got home runs from Carlos Beltran, two from Brian McCann, Kelly Johnson and Alfonso Soriano. Johnson is playing for the injured Mark Teixeira...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Teixeira aims for April 20th return

Mark Teixeira's season has not gotten off to the start he'd envisioned. After undergoing wrist surgery and going through a long rehab process, Mark had looked to the start of the 2014 season as one where he could re-establish his status as an elite baseball player. Then he strained his hamstring. While the injury wasn't considered serious, the Yankees erred...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Teixeira to the Disabled List

Well, that didn't take long. After he suffered a hamstring injury in Friday's contest against the Toronto Blue Jays, the Yankees have placed Mark Teixeira on the 15-day disabled list. Teixeira downplayed the injury, saying that the team is just taking precautions: Teixeira has not had a test -- the Yankees say he will undergo an MRI when the team returns to...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Teixeira Headed to the DL Already

Mark Teixeira says he is “overpaid.” Who would of guessed four games into the season that the injury bug would strike again. New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira was placed on the disabled list with a injured right hamstring. As we reported last night Tex left the game early with a pulled right hamstring. After the game, manager Joe Girardi said no tests would be needed...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Teixeira lands back on DL with hamstring strain

It only took three games and one at bat before Mark Teixeira’s seemingly glass body gave out yet again.  The Yankees 1B was placed on the DL on Saturday, according to a tweet from the Yankees official Twitter account: #Yankees place 1B Mark Teixeira on 15-day DL with right hamstring strain; recall C Austin Romine from Triple-A @swbrailriders. — New York Yankees (@Yankees) April...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Teixeira leaves Friday’s game with hamstring injury

New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira left Friday’s game after straining his right hamstring. Teixeira, 33, was injured while chasing a foul ball. While the Yankees have not given any indication of how severe the injury is, Kelly Johnson was moved to first base in Friday’s game and could be an option going forward. Strained right hamstring for Teixeira. — Mark Feinsand...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Teixeira is fully read for the season after modifying his swing

One of the more pressing questions of the Yankees offseason was whether Mark Teixeira would recover, both physically and mentally, in time to be at full health for the regular season. While Mark got through Spring Training without any incidents, with the help of hitting coach Kevin Long, Teixeira did find one issue with his swing that had to be corrected: "Kevin...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

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