Category: ‘First Basemen’

Mark Teixeira to Miss Three Games with Neck Spasms; Targeting Sunday Return for Yankees Vs. Rays
May 26th, 2016 at 8:27 PM
The good news for the New York Yankees is that they don't have to put Mark Teixeira on the 15-day disabled list with a neck injury. ***PHOTO1*** Teixeira, who received a cortisone shot in the neck, will miss at least the next three games, which included Thursday afternoon's 3-1 loss to the...

Yankees Announce Lineup on Wednesday Vs. Blue Jays; Dustin Ackley Starting with Mark Teixeira Out
May 25th, 2016 at 5:22 PM
As we reported earlier in the day, the New York Yankees will be without the services of Mark Teixeira on Wednesday night, who is out with a neck injury. ***PHOTO1*** Teixeira was already dealing with a two-month struggle at the plate already this season, but now a neck issue popping up for...

Mark Teixeira Out for Yankees on Wednesday Night Vs. Blue Jays Due to Neck Injury
May 25th, 2016 at 4:42 PM
Mark Teixeira's struggles this season for the New York Yankees have been well documented; now, he's on the bench for at least one game. ***PHOTO1*** The struggling first baseman will not play for the Yankees on Wednesday night against the Toronto Blue Jays due to a neck injury, a neck injury that...

Yankees’ Nick Swisher Hitting .238 Since April 24, Thus Explaining Why Minor League Assignment Continues
May 23rd, 2016 at 11:29 AM
On April 24, Nick Swisher was hitting .382 with the Scranton/Wikes-Barre RailRiders and his promotion to the big leagues and back to the New York Yankees seemed like it was inevitable. ***PHOTO1*** Since that date, Swisher has been in a bit of a slump, one that has him hitting .238 (20-for-84) with...

Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Knows He’s Struggling; Use Old School Methods to Fix Swing
May 17th, 2016 at 6:24 PM
Two of the New York Yankees are using different methods on how to fix their early-season struggles and slumps. ***PHOTO1*** Chase Headley, who got his average up from .162 to .202, started using sabermetrics and advanced stats to figure out what he's been doing wrong and considering he's bumped up the average...