Teixeira is hitting just .193
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Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is notorious for his slow starts during a season, but his 2016 slump is his worst to date. Through May 23rd, the switch hitter is batting a dismal .193, with only three home runs and 12 RBIs. Teixeira has been reaching base via walk, but that only brings his on-base percentage to .295. The Yankees have been playing better baseball as of late, but...
After an unexpected but inspiring revival last year, Mark Teixiera is back in the doldrums. What`s going on with the erstwhile superstar?
Being a writer is a lot like being a baseball player. You have weeks or even whole months that are highly productive. You effortlessly churn out four or five well-received pieces and you think to yourself, “I’m so glad I decided to become a writer!” And that’s when you feel like nothing can stop you. Then there are the times when it seems as though your brain has decided...
Mark Teixeira on "The Big Three."
Mark Teixeira talks about his neck spasms that kept him out of the lineup.
NEW YORK (AP) Mark Teixeira is the latest New York Yankees player to get hurt, joining Alex Rodriguez, Jacoby Ellsbury and CC Sabathia. After starting New York's first 30 games this season, Teixeira missed Tuesday night's 10-7 win over Kansas City because of neck spasms. ''I woke in Baltimore and just kind of knew something wasn't right,'' Teixeira said, referring to last week...
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Mark Teixeira hit a home run on Thursday. That in itself isn’t very notable, as he tends to do that quite often. There was something interesting about Teixeira’s homer though, and it wasn’t just that it broke a tie and gave the Yankees a three-run lead. • Game 3 Recap: Teixeira wins it in the seventh It’s no secret that Teixeira is one of the most oft-shifted players...
The Yankees clubbed four home runs on a sometimes-sunny, sometimes-overcast day in the Bronx and picked up an encouraging opening-series win over the Astros with an 8-5 rubber game victory. Starlin Castro picked right up where he left off on Wednesday night with a 2-for-4 day at the dish, and blasted a two-out homer in the fourth off of Mike Fiers to give him a league-leading...
By Steve DelVecchio A fan who was sitting along the first base line at Sunday’s game between the Toronto Blue Jays and New York Yankees got a bit overzealous while trying to take home a souvenir, and Mark Teixeira was not pleased about it. With the Yankees trailing 2-0 in the top of the ninth, Teixeira tried to reach into the stands to make a play on a foul ball. He was unable...
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