Mark Teixeira

#25 1B / N.Y. Yankees / EXP: 13YRS Height: 6-3 Weight: 225 lb Age: 35 College: None Bats/Throws S/R

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    • by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

      Yankees experiment with John Ryan Murphy at first base

      Yankees catcher John Ryan Murphy took grounders at first base Tuesday, the New York Post reports. With rookie Greg Bird struggling against left-handed pitching and Mark Teixeira out for the season, the Yankees are looking for a right-handed option to potentially see some starts at first base. If the team feels comfortable enough with his defensive abilities, Murphy could draw a start there either in the final week of the regular season or in the playoffs.

    • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

      Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira to miss the remainder of the season

      Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira will miss the remainder of the season after an MRI revealed a stress fracture in his leg, the team announced. Teixeira hit .255 with 31 home runs and 79 RBI in 392 at-bats this season.

    • by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer

      Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira: 'My leg just doesn't really work'

      Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira continues to struggle with the bone bruise that has bothered him since mid-August, and his status remains in question, per LoHud.com. "My leg just doesn't really work right now," Teixeira said. Teixeira is planning to undergo more tests Friday, but he can't walk pain-free and has been experiencing nerve issues in his leg. He has compiled a slash line of .255/.357/.548 with 31 home runs and 79 RBI in just 392 at-bats this season.

    • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

      Yankees unsure if Mark Teixeira will return this season

      Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Tuesday he is not sure if first baseman Mark Teixeira will be able to return this season, reports MLB.com. Teixeira received two more injections in his leg. Teixeira is on the disabled list after suffering a bone bruise in his leg.

    • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

      Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira finally lands on DL with leg injury

      The Yankees could wait no longer for slugging first baseman Mark Teixeira to get healthy. They have announced that they have placed him on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 27. A leg injury has prevented Teixeira from playing for more than a week and might have contributed to an 0-for-11 skid before he was removed from the lineup. Teixeira had been enjoying a renaiassance year. He compiled a slash line of .255/.357/.548 with 31 home runs and 79 RBI in just 392 at-bats.

    • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

      Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira needs crutches, out at least two weeks

      Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira will be on crutches for a few days after an MRI revealed more damage to his leg than originally thought, reports Newsday. General manager Brian Cashman said Teixeira will be out for at least two more weeks as he recovers from a bone bruise in his leg. He has not played since Aug. 26.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (leg) still out on Monday

      Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira remains out of the starting lineup Monday against the Red Sox. Teixiera hasn't played since a ninth-inning pinch-hit appearance on Wednesday, as he continues to be bothered by a bone bruise in his leg. Yankees manager Joe Girardi noted that Teixeira has been sent back to New York for further testing, and he is not likely to play in the three-game series against the Red Sox.

    • by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com

      Yankees unsure when Mark Teixeira will return

      The Yankees have shut down first baseman Mark Teixeira after he suffered a setback while trying to test out a bone bruise in his leg, reports the New York Post. "No testing it, we knew that it made it a little angry," Teixeira said. Teixeira has not started the last three games because of the injury and manager Joe Girardi was unsure when Teixeira would be able to return. "I hope it's Boston [on Monday], but I can't really tell you because we all felt he would be playing by now," Girardi said. "Obviously it's not healing as quickly as we thought. It's really a guess for me, so we just wait and see."

    • by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com

      Ailing Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira remains sidelined Friday

      The absence from the lineup of Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira will continue Friday night in Atlanta. Teixeira told MLB.com that he still doesn't feel as well as he hoped and that he still can't run. He adds that further testing could be necessary. Teixeira has been out since Wednesday and is on an 0-for-9 slide at the plate.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira resting sore leg on Wednesday

      Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is out of the starting lineup for Wednesday's matinee with the Astros. Teixeira is dealing with a sore right leg, but he is available for pinch-hitting duties, according to MLB.com. Greg Bird will get the start at first base while Teixeira rests on Wednesday.

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