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25 Mark Teixeira 1B

New York Yankees

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
39%15%
Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
44022.21662561
Batting Summary
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2013NYY15535831281900.270.340.151
2014NYY123440569522625810911.313.398.216

Player Updates

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Yankees' Teixeira, Gregorius remain sidelined Tuesday
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira was held out of the spring lineup again Tuesday due to a bruised knee. However, manager Joe Girardi said Teixeira feels "decent" and is expected to play Wednesday, per Newsday.

Although, shortstop Didi Gregorius is not as close to returning. Girardi said he still has some swelling in his wrist and there is no timetable for his return.

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Yankees' Mark Teixeira diagnosed with right knee contusion
by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com

Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira has been diagnosed with a right knee contusion after being hit by a pitch in minor-league action Sunday, MLB.com reports.

Teixeira is icing the knee and not scheduled to undergo any further tests. He has hit .261/.306/.391 with one home run in 46 spring at-bats.

Manager Joe Girardi said after Sunday's game that Teixeira was not scheduled to play Monday or Tuesday even before the injury, and he expects the first baseman to be back in the lineup Wednesday, the New York Daily News reports.

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Yankees' Mark Teixeira (knee) exits game Sunday
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira was removed from a minor-league game Sunday after being hit on the knee by a pitch.

Teixeira had a noticeable limp as he left the field after being hit. He has hit .261/.306/.391 with one home run in 46 at-bats this spring.

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Yankees' Mark Teixeira: A-Rod 'will be fine over there' at first base
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Yankees infielder Alex Rodriguez shifted across the infield on Friday. The embattled slugger fielded grounders and took part in various drills including bunt defense, according to the Associated Press.

Rodriguez missed all of last season after being suspended for his involvement in the Biogenesis scandal. With Chase Headley slated to be the team's starting third baseman, Rodriguez will compete for at-bats as a designated hitter and could see some time behind Headley at third and Mark Teixeira at first.

Teixeira told reporters that Rodriguez will fit just fine at first.

"I think what will make Alex have a shorter learning curve is his baseball IQ," Teixeira said, per Newsday. "He'll be fine over there."

Rodriguez, who will turn 40 in July, hit .244/.348/.423 over 156 at-bats back in 2013. He will begin early workouts on Saturday.

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Yankees' Mark Teixeira: 'I expect to have a great year' in 2015
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira arrived to spring training Wednesday brimming with confidence following a productive offseason. Teixeira overhauled his diet and workout plan, as he cut gluten, dairy and sugar from his diet and went back to weight-heavy workouts, per The Journal News.

“I was weaker than I’d probably ever been in my whole career last year just because of the injury the year before and not being able to work out like I usually do,” Teixeira said. “This was just a great offseason all around. … I probably lost two pounds; 15 pounds of fat I lost and gained 13 pounds of muscle, so I ended up losing about two pounds. Just shows how much deficit there was.”

Teixeira hasn't played more than 123 games in any of the last three seasons due to injury issues. His offense has suffered during that time, as he has hit just .229 with a .431 slugging percentage since 2012. Still, Teixeira appears confident he will have a bounce-back year in 2015.

“I’ve always been a big, strong guy,” he said. “Always been a big weight lifter. I convinced myself one offseason that I wanted to work on my swing more, and swung so much that I blew out my wrist. You learn. You learn from mistakes. I think you’re always learning from mistakes. I kind of basically just went back to what I’ve always done, and that’s just hit the weights really hard because I need to be strong. I’m a power hitter, a guy that has to drive the ball from both sides of the plate, and that’s what I did this offseason.

"Last year, I came into spring training hoping to have a good year. I really didn’t know where I was. I knew I wasn’t feeling great, knew I wasn’t 100 percent. This year I expect to have a great year.”

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
First Basemen 21 4 43.46
Situational Stats
SituationABHHROBPSLGAVG
vs Boston45114 .340 .556 .244
vs Buchholz (Career)2342 .435.240.174
vs RHP3156818 .307 .416 .216
Last 7 Games
  OPP AB R H HR RBI BB SB
9/18TOR4010000
9/19TOR4010000
9/20TOR2000000
9/23BAL4010000
9/24BAL4121300
9/25BAL4000000
9/28@BOS3000100
Two Week Schedule
APRIL
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Tickets
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Tor
7:05 pm
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10
Bos
7:05 pm
Tickets
11
Bos
12
Bos
13
@Balt
7:05 pm
Tickets
14
@Balt
7:05 pm
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15
@Balt
7:05 pm
Tickets
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@TB
7:10 pm
Tickets
18
@TB
Fantasy Points by Week
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11

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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2003TEX1465296613726844412012 .331 .480 .259
2004TEX145545101153381126811741 .370 .560 .281
2005TEX162644112194431447212440 .379 .575 .301
2006TEX16262899177331108912820 .371 .514 .282
2007TEX-ATL13249486151301057211200 .400 .563 .306
2008ATL-LAA15757410217733121979320 .410 .552 .308
2009NYY156609103178391228111420 .383 .565 .292
2010NYY158601113154331089312201 .365 .481 .256
2011NYY15658990146391117611041 .341 .494 .248
2012NYY123451661132484548321 .332 .475 .251
2013NYY15535831281900 .270 .340 .151
2014NYY123440569522625810911 .313 .398 .216
Total 16356157999168336311758121251227 .364 .516 .273
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2003TEX1B116104100693171495 .996
2003TEX3B151137102070 .811
2003TEXOF25183029010 .967
2004TEX1B142138131812109810114 .992
2004TEXOF74880001.000
2005TEX1B155154148113771013126 .998
2006TEX1B15915915721480884158 .997
2007TEX-ATL1B12812811901108775120 .996
2008ATL-LAA1B15315314981394995130 .997
2009NYY1B15215012751222494110 .997
2010NYY1B14914813101227803137 .998
2011NYY1B14714413061229734114 .997
2012NYY1B119117105598569191 .999
2013NYY1B14141081008091.000
2014NYY1B11711698791566673 .994
Total  157615581418113225899571277 .996
More Batting Stats
YearTeam2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2003TEX2952542014514
2004TEX3423052010126
2005TEX4133703011518
2006TEX4513236041217
2007TEX-ATL332278207137
2008ATL-LAA4103177071317
2009NYY4333445012913
2010NYY3602895013615
2011NYY2612918011312
2012NYY2712141207111
2013NYY101810121
2014NYY140175406313
Total 37018317857010384144
Postseason Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2008LAA41547014300 .550 .467 .467
2009NYY156110112861700 .282 .311 .180
2010NYY72734134600 .258 .296 .148
2011NYY51823012500 .286 .278 .167
2012NYY93229018310 .425 .313 .281
Total 401532134314243410 .339 .320 .222
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2002 AA-Tulsa4817131541131028253632 .415 .591 .316
2002 A-Charlotte381503248102941212420 .411 .593 .320
2004 AA-Frisco13000000--100 .250 .000 .000
2007 AA-Frisco120000002--00 .500 .000 .000
2013AA-Trenton Thunder250100001100 .333 .200 .200
Total 90331631032151969496252 .411 .577 .311
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-3/225
Birthdate:
4/11/1980
Age:
34
Hometown:
Annapolis, MD
Bats/Throws:
S/R
Team:
New York Yankees
College:
Georgia Tech
MLB Experience:
12
Awards:

2005: AL Gold Glove-1B
2006: AL Gold Glove-1B
2009: AL Home Run Champion;AL RBI Leader;AL Gold Glove-1B
2010: AL Gold Glove-1B
2012: AL Gold Glove-1B
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