Mark Teixeira will rejoin the Yankees in Kansas City on Thursday. MLB.com reported .
Teixeira missed the two-game series against the Rangers to be with his wife for the birth of the couple's third child. William Charles Teixeira was born Tuesday in New York.
Lance Berkman started both games in Texas at first base. He was 0 for 4 with a walk in Tuesday's loss.
-- C. Trent Rosecrans
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