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Yankees Injury Update: Mark Teixeira returns after resting sore wrist

New York Yankees (76-74) Mark Teixeira returned to the lineup today after resting his wrist yesterday.  The Yankees were unsure when the first baseman would return, but he told manager Joe Girardi that he was able to play today, despite the wrist still being sore.Girardi: Mark Teixeira (wrist) out of lineup, will tell Yankees when he is ready to play again.— Bryan Hoch (@BryanHoch...
Via Sports Injury Alert
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 151 lineup: 9/17/14

The Yankees will finish their series against the Rays tonight as Derek Jeter says farewell to The Trop. Brandon McCarthy gets the ball against Alex Cobb. First baseman Mark Teixeira is back in the lineup after resting his surgically repaired wrist last night. New York Yankees (76-74) Jacoby Ellsbury DH Derek Jeter SS Brian McCann C Mark Teixeira 1B Chris Young LF Brett Gardner CF...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees' Shifting Infield Alignment A Potential View Of The Future

Brian McCann at 1B, Francisco Cervelli behind the plate and Mark Teixeira sitting forlornly on the bench with an ailment of some kind. That was the defensive alignment for the New York Yankees on Tuesday night and it just might be the situation for the remainder of the season as manager Joe Girardi acknowledged that he doesn’t know when Teixeira will be back.It’s also a possible...
Via Lady At The Bat
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 149: Rays walk off in pitcher’s duel

New York Yankees 0 — Tampa Bay Rays 1 The Yankees and the Rays would match zeroes until the ninth inning in series opener. Chris Capuano went against the Rays’ Alex Colome in tonight’s game. Chris Capuano would manage to dodge danger each inning. In the first inning, two would reach on a single and a walk but a fly out ended the inning. In the third inning, Capuano walked two...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Teixeira and the first pitch

I wrote an article over at It's About the Money, Stupid on how it isn't just the shift that is eating up Mark Teixeira's productivity. His outright refusal to swing at the first pitch has also contributed. Check it out.
Via The Flagrant Fan
4 days ago  |  Discuss

00000000001000000000... a lot of zeros on the 2014 Yankees

Let the record show that the 2014 Yankees - of the Incontinent Empire - didn't even make it to mid-September for playing meaningful games. Our "post-reason" race, even with the phony one-day wild card, ended before Monday's third-quarter moon. Last year, they at least made it to the final weekend. At this rate, in 2015, we'll be free on Labor Day.From now on...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays jump on Yankees in first inning but fall 8-5 in New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- Mark Teixeira made up for a botched foul pop in the Rays' four-run first inning with a go-ahead triple in the fifth, Brian McCann homered and drove in three runs, and the New York Yankees used their biggest comeback of the season to beat Tampa Bay 8-5 Wednesday night. The Yankees entered 5 1/2 games out of a playoff spot with 20 remaining, and they did not get...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays jump on Yankees in first inning but fall 8-5 in New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- Mark Teixeira made up for a botched foul pop in the Rays' four-run first inning with a go-ahead triple in the fifth, Brian McCann homered and drove in three runs, and the New York Yankees used their biggest comeback of the season to beat Tampa Bay 8-5 Wednesday night. The Yankees entered 5 1/2 games out of a playoff spot with 20 remaining, and they did not get...
Via Fox Sports Florida
7 days ago  |  Discuss

McCann, Teixeira rally Yankees past Rays 8-5

NEW YORK (AP) Mark Teixeira made up for a botched foul pop in the Rays' four-run first inning with a go-ahead triple in the fifth, Brian McCann homered and drove in three runs, and the New York Yankees used their biggest comeback of the season to beat Tampa Bay 8-5 Wednesday night. The Yankees entered 5 1/2 games out of a playoff spot with 20 remaining, and they did not get...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Koji Uehara's failures lead Red Sox to question his future

In a particularly trying season, the Boston Red Sox found themselves stinging from Thursday's failure by closer Koji Uehara. With a chance to slap the New York Yankees with a loss and hurt their playoff dreams, Uehara allowed a ninth-inning home run to Mark Teixeira to tie the game at Yankee Stadium. Then, Chase Headley homered for a 5-4 victory. The Yankees had one hit since...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Dugout Digest – the Brewers have fallen apart

The Milwaukee Brewers…man, what a mess. They lost again to the Cardinals on Thursday night, and are now tied with the Braves for the NL’s second Wild Card spot. Milwaukee has lost an incomprehensible nine in a row, and have dropped an unreal 5.5 games in the standings to the Cardinals over that time period. They’re now barely hanging on to a playoff spot, and have six more...
Via The Outside Corner
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Post's Joel Sherman rips albatross Mark Teixeira as crybaby who doesn't take responsibility

The Posts Joel Sherman has a blistering piece comparing Mark Teixeira to the Phillies Ryan Howard today. Skip to the 5th from the last paragraph on:When I asked him how culpable he felt for the state of the Yankees’ offense, Teixeira mentioned how the inability for him and Carlos Beltran to stay healthy has been a killer.It was an interesting answer. I asked Teixeira about himself...
Via Bob's Blitz
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Can The New York Yankees Get Over The Hump?

New York Yankees’ Jacoby Ellsbury, right, listens to Mark Teixeira after sliding into home plate during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Toronto. The Yankees won 6-3. (Mandatory Credit: AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Fred Thornhill) The New York Yankees have 27 games to prove that 2014 wasn’t a complete waste of time...
Via The Sports Journal
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Win Streak Ends As Detroit Shifts Yankees Offense To Neutral

Here’s the off-season homework assignment for Mark Teixeira and Brian McCann: Learn how to bunt and like it. The shift has been hurting a lot of Yankees players all season, with Tuesday night’s loss against the Detroit Tigers just the latest example. These two, however, have been affected the most.It’s not that they’re not trying. McCann tried to bunt in the bottom of...
Via Lady At The Bat
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Mark Teixeira sits with hamstring tightness

Pain and Mark Teixeira seem to go together like peanut-butter and jelly.  In last night's game, his cranky hamstring held him out of action for yet another game.  Mark Feinsand reported that while he could have played, sitting out was not the worst move for Teixeira.Teixeira said his left hamstring has been tight for 3-4 days. Came in expecting to play, but said the day off...
Via Sports Injury Alert
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees: Top 6 August articles you want to read and a short rant

Yankee Stadium on July 1, 2010 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Since I am still on the blogging DL with a tear in the sheath tendon in my right wrist. Yes, it is the same injury that kept both Yankees Mark Teixeira and Blue Jays Jose Bautista out for a full season but mine is a minor version case in comparison. So, instead of reading my opinion on how the New York Yankees are doing...
Via Lady Loves Pinstripes
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Teixeira says he is at 50 percent

#453279608 / gettyimages.com Mark Teixeira has missed the last few Yankees games with a busted up pinky. Now it looks like he might be out for longer, as he says himself that he isn’t anywhere close to 100%. “I can’t grip a bat,” Teixeira said before he tested it again Saturday morning. Teixeira said the pinkie is at “50 percent.” He continued on to say that the disabled...
Via New York Sports-Kings
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Notes on Tex, McCann, and Pineda

Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Yankees still dealing with injuries, but they seem to pile up at the worst possible times. Mark Teixeira is still only at 50% according to Meredith Marakovits. The stitches in his pinky are not the issue, it’s a sore joint in that finger. He is having a hard time gripping the bat, but is taking some light swings in the cage today with Kevin Long according...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Teixeira unsure of return, says pinkie still ‘really sore’

Mark Teixeira sat out of the Yankees lineup again on Friday with his injured left pinkie, and he declined to even predict when he’d be back. “It’s still really sore,” said Teixeira, who received three stitches on the hand after colliding with Tigers catcher Bryan Holaday while sliding home in Wednesday’s victory. “The tough part is gripping the bat. Obviously, that’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Mark Teixeira hurts finger on slide, gets stitches

New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira escaped without a fracture but still needed stitches in his left little finger after a play at the plate on Wednesday night. MLB.com's Bryan Hoch reports that Teixeira caught the finger on the spikes of Tigers catcher Bryan Holaday when he slid in to score the Yankees' fifth run of the night. The first baseman was sent for X...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Buzz: Mark Teixeira loves mix tapes; Brittainy Taylor is Fox-y

Big Buzz: Mark Teixeira loves mix tapes; Brittainy Taylor is Fox-y
Via Fox Sports
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Chris Farley is playing first base for the Yankees

If the Yankees steal the second Wild Card slot, win the Big One Game, advance in the ACLS, and then take the '14 World Series - along with securing more LSD to keep my ridiculous acid trip going - I nominate Mark Teixeira to host Saturday Night Live.
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Teixeira is back with a new episode of 'Foul Territory' with guest Brett Gardner

Keep 'em coming, Yes Network. 'Foul Territory' with Mark Teixeira is back with a brand new episode. This time Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner is the in-studio guest.Again awkward and again entertaining for the 'Foul Territory' series."Well, good luck to both of us...ummm...fer...the Yank...fer...to become a Yankee legend."Teixeira has certainly had...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees finally catch a break as Mark Teixeira's X-rays are negative

It took more than four months, but the Yankees seem to have finally caught a break. They should have been celebrating a big 5-1 win over Justin Verlander and the Tigers, but instead there was the all-too-familiar hush in the home clubhouse as they wondered how much time Mark Teixeira would miss after cutting his left pinkie finger while sliding into home in the eighth. Joe Girardi...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees beat Tigers, struggling ace Justin Verlander but Mark Teixeira hurts hand

Mark Teixeira spread his arms out wide, a helpful hint to the plate umpire. But he was grimacing at the same time because he had just jammed his left hand into the catcher’s spikes and his pinkie was slashed on a play at home in the eighth inning Wednesday night. Teixeira scored an insurance run in the Yankees’ 5-1 victory over the Tigers and another former Cy Young Award winner...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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