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...
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Yankees lineup: Game 134 8/29/14

Yankees head into a weekend series with the Toronto Blue Jays, obviously no need to remind anyone that these are all must win games. Chris Capuano will face Mark Buehrle, you can check out tonight’s preview here. Manager Joe Girardi going with the same lineup he’s used last few games. Game time: 7:07 pm ET – Roger Centre – Toronto  TV: YES Network Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 fm...
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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
3 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
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Ailing Teixeira, Gardner out of Yankees' lineup

  Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is out of the starting lineup so he can rest a sore left hamstring. Outfielder Brett Gardner also remained out with an ankle injury for Monday night's makeup game in Kansas City. Teixeira says he felt some soreness in the hamstring Friday night against the White Sox but played through it over the weekend. He hopes to be back in the lineup...
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Yankees' Teixeira, Gardner out of lineup

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is out of the starting lineup so he can rest a sore left hamstring. Outfielder Brett Gardner also remained out with an ankle injury for Monday night's makeup game in Kansas City. Teixeira says he felt some soreness in the hamstring Friday night against the White Sox but played through it over the weekend. He hopes to...
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Yankees, Cubs most interested in Jon Lester?

The Oakland Athletics and Boston Red Sox agreed to a trade that sent star pitcher Jon Lester to Oakland just a few weeks ago, and he has already helped out the Athletics’ rotation. He will be a free agent this coming offseason, and it has been reported that he will explore the market and see what else is out there before deciding where to sign. According to a report from CBS Sports...
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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...
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Yankees game 117 lineup: 8/10/14

The Yankees close out their series against the Indians today in the rubber-game. Hiroki Kuroda gets the ball for New York with the hopes of getting a W before the team heads to Baltimore for a crucial series with the O’s. Mark Teixeira, who was out of action with a laceration on his pinky, is back in the lineup. Carlos Carrasco gets the ball for the Tribe. Game time: 1:05 pm ET...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

McCann lands on DL, Teixeira may return Sunday

The foul ball that hit Brian McCann in the mask on Friday will cost him at least a week on the disabled list. But while the catcher was placed on the seven-day concussion DL on Saturday, the Yankees did receive some potentially positive news on Mark Teixeira, who might return to the lineup Sunday after missing his third straight game with an injured left pinky. As for McCann, the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Teixeira says he is at 50 percent

#453279608 / 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...
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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...
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20 days ago  |  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...
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21 days ago  |  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.'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...
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Big Buzz: Mark Teixeira loves mix tapes; Brittainy Taylor is Fox-y

Big Buzz: Mark Teixeira loves mix tapes; Brittainy Taylor is Fox-y
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22 days ago  |  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.
22 days ago  |  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 become a Yankee legend."Teixeira has certainly had...
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22 days ago  |  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...
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22 days ago  |  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
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 113: Five runs and outstanding pitching for the win

Detroit Tigers 1 — New York Yankees 5 The Yankees face another Cy Young pitcher but they outduel with great pitching and create a sizable lead. Tonight’s game had an inauspicious start for Yankees starter Chris Capuano. An error in the field by Derek Jeter would let lead off batter Rajai Davis to reach base. He would advance on a wild pitch and go to third on a ground out by...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Teixeira Interviewing Brett Gardner Is Painfully Awkward

If you want to watch Mark Teixeira interview Brett Gardner about mixtapes, then this is the video for you. If you want to watch Mark Texeria act completely awkward while talking to his teammate, then this is the video for you. Otherwise, don’t watch it. [Yes Network] Follow Sean Wagner-McGough on Twitter @seanjwagner Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Of course Joe Benigno compared Mike Francesa's vacation time to Mark Teixeira's balance problems

Lucky to have a job (though adept at losing opportunities for he and his partner Evan Roberts) Joe Benigno pokes fun at Mike Francesa's vacation schedule. By inappropriately making fun of Mark Teixeira's potentially serious case of light headedness. Roberts was back nuzzling Francesa's wasp nest. This time, relaying a dream he had of him. (Mike Zaun gets a plug to boot...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees: Me and Mark Teixeira

Mark Teixeira, John Hirschbeck (Photo credit: Keith Allison) First off, my sincerest of apologies for my lack of posts over the last 10-days, but it is not without reason. Basically, I am on the blogging DL for at least another week as I have a sheath tear in my right wrist. It is the same arm that kept me on the blogging DL four years ago when I had elbow ligament repair surgery...
Via Lady Loves Pinstripes
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Mark Teixeira scratched after feeling lightheaded

New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira was a late scratch on Monday after the sudden onset of nausea and lightheadedness. Jake Kring-Schriefels of writes that Teixeira only started feeling unwell around an hour before the game and rested for most of the contest after seeing the doctor. Kring-Schriefels quoted Teixeira, who was not sure what the cause was but hoped...
Via MLB Injury News
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees unfairly criticized for modest attempts to improve

Despite trailing both the Baltimore Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays in the American League East for much of the season, the New York Yankees spent the month of July attempting to plug the many holes in their injury-plagued ship, a tactic that made them among the most active participants of the mid-season trade market prior to Thursday’s deadline. But even at full strength, which...
Via Sports-Glory
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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