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Category: ‘First Basemen’

New York Yankees Present Paul Konerko with Gift Before Game Vs. Chicago White Sox
August 24th, 2014 at 1:20 PM
Before Sunday's afternoon game versus the Chicago White Sox, the New York Yankees gave veteran first baseman Paul Konerko a retirement gift. Konerko, who is set to retire at the end of the 2014 season, is getting some serious respect from the Yankees, who are gifting him a special base signed...

New York Yankees Mark Teixeira Ties Joe DiMaggio on All-Time HR List
August 17th, 2014 at 9:11 PM
Mark Teixeira hit his 361st career home run on Sunday at Tropicana Field in Tampa. The homer ties Teixeira with Yankees Legend Joe DiMaggio for 80th on the All-Time home run list. ***VIDEO1*** Teixeira hit a solo-shot off of Tampa pitcher Joel Peralta in the eighth inning of Sunday's 4-2 win over...

Kevin Long, New York Yankees Explain What Biggest Problem on Offense Is
August 16th, 2014 at 9:35 AM
The New York Yankees offense again failed to produce any runs on Friday night after a 5-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. ***PHOTO1*** New York has one of the worst offenses in baseball, and because of that the return of Michael Pineda and eventually Masahiro Tanaka won't do...

Mark Teixeira Extremely Disappointed in New York Yankees Struggling Offense in 2014
August 12th, 2014 at 3:25 PM
It would be hard not to notice just how much of a disappointment the offense of the New York Yankees is in 2014, especially considering the talent in the lineup that they have. ***VIDEO1*** Yet, even with a lineup that possesses Carlos Beltran, Jacoby Ellsbury, Brian McCann, Chase Headley, Derek Jeter and...

Mark Teixeira Returns to New York Yankees Lineup on Sunday Vs. Cleveland Indians; Will Bat 4th, Play First Base
August 10th, 2014 at 12:22 PM
Mark Teixeira has been held out of the New York Yankees lineup since Wednesdat night after sliding into home plate against the Detroit Tigers and having his left pinky catch the cleat of the catcher, which forced three stitches on the finger. ***VIDEO1*** After missing Thursday, Friday and Saturday's games to rest...

New York Yankees: Mark Teixeira’s Finger Injury May Be Worse than Expected
August 8th, 2014 at 6:44 PM
The injury woes just keep on coming for New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira, as now the 34-year-old slugger is dealing with a finger problem that may be worse than originally expected. ***VIDEO1*** Tex suffered his injury during a play at the plate in which he slid legs first and attempted...

New York Yankees Joe Girardi Making Claim for Manager of the Year Honors
August 8th, 2014 at 4:37 PM
When Esmil Rogers takes the mound for the New York Yankees on Friday night, he will be the 12th starter for the Yankees this season. Manager Joe Girardi has overcome injury after injury and currently has his team sitting a 1/2 a game out of the American Wild Card Race....

New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Gets Stitches on Left Pinky, X-Rays Negative; Won’t Play Vs. Tigers on Thursday
August 6th, 2014 at 11:39 PM
In the bottom of the eighth inning, Brian McCann hit a ground ball that was nearly turned into a double play, but the ball went sailing near the New York Yankees dugout which allowed one run to score and Mark Teixeira was chugging around to try and score another run. ***PHOTO1*** Teixeira got...

Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Roofs Home Run After Clearing Green Monster (Video)
August 2nd, 2014 at 7:20 PM
Mark Teixeira is no stranger to hitting mammoth home runs and the New York Yankees first baseman launched another one out on Saturday versus the Boston Red Sox that ended up on a roof outside of Fenway Park. ***VIDEO1*** Tex creamed the homer from the right side of the plate, and the...

Boston Red Sox DFA Mike Carp; New York Yankees Could Look to Acquire Veteran First Baseman
August 1st, 2014 at 4:52 PM
In the wake of all of yesterdays' Trade Deadline action, the Boston Red Sox have designated veteran first baseman, Mike Carp for assignment. With the New York Yankees and Red Sox completing their first trade in 17 years on Thursday, there is a chance they could make back to back...

Mark Teixeira Admits He Can’t Play Through Injuries; Returns to Yankees Lineup
July 29th, 2014 at 5:27 PM
Father Time gets a hold of everyone and New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is no different. ***VIDEO1*** Tex will finally return to the Yankees lineup on Tuesday night after missing eight games with an injury: #Yankees lineup vs Texas: Gardner LF, Jeter SS, Ellsbury CF, Teixeira 1B, Beltran DH, McCann C,...

New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Gets Pinch-Hit Single in 8th Inning; Likely to Return Full-Time to Lineup on Tuesday
July 28th, 2014 at 11:01 PM
UPDATE: In the top of the eight inning, Yankees manager Joe Girardi called back Brian Roberts and sent up Mark Teixeira to pinch hit for the Yankees. Teixeira singled to left against Texas Rangers lefty reliever Neal Cotts and then was pinch-ran for by Brendan Ryan. Teixeira didn't experience any pain or...

MLB Trade Rumors: Philadelphia Phillies Have Offered up Ryan Howard in Trade; New York Yankees Have Turned Them Down
July 26th, 2014 at 9:04 AM
The Philadelphia Phillies would love nothing more than to rid themselves of the remaining $70 million left on Ryan Howard's contract and it has gotten so bad to the point where the Phillies have had internal discussions on releasing him after the season. ***VIDEO1*** In the meantime, the Phillies, who have since...

New York Yankees Mark Teixeira Feeling Better and Hopes to Return Soon; Should Avoid DL
July 25th, 2014 at 10:36 PM
It's the same old song for the New York Yankees, Mark Teixeira is hurt and trying to avoid the disabled list. Teixeira is battling a lat injury that has kept him sidelined since Monday. Teixeira missed Friday night's contest against the Toronto Blue Jays, but feels he should avoid the...

New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Out 3-4 Days with Strained Lat Muscle; Should Avoid DL
July 21st, 2014 at 5:13 PM
UPDATE: Monday, July 21 at 6:16 p.m. ET Apparently Teixeira has been dealing with this injury for quite some time and it isn't something that has popped up in the last few days. Tex is also set to get a platlet-rich plasma injection into his lat, per Mark Feinsand of the New...

Babe Ruth and New York Yankees Dominate in 1st All-Star Game in 1933
July 15th, 2014 at 9:09 PM
Although it occurred 85 years ago, the first Major League All-Star Game was a huge success. The idea of baseball's stars gathering for a face off between the National and American Leagues, created a frenzy amongst fans. The game which was played as part of the 1933 Worlds' Fair, was intended...

New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Interviews Jacoby Ellsbury on ‘Foul Territory,’ Wants to Race, Talks About Beavers
July 15th, 2014 at 2:40 PM
On one of the latest installments of Mark Teixeira's spoof YouTube show called 'Foul Territory,' you continue to see his sense of humor displayed for everyone. ***VIDEO1*** In the segment, Teixeira interviews current New York Yankees centerfielder and teammate Jacoby Ellsbury, as Teixeira asked if he thought he was as fast as Teixeira...

New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira’s Latest Foul Territory Interview Show with a Base
July 8th, 2014 at 5:33 PM
By now, you've all seen New York Yankees first basemen Mark Teixeira's spoof interview show on YouTube called 'Foul Territory.' If not, you're missing out on internet gold. ***VIDEO1*** The show was filmed when the team was in spring training several months ago when they were in Tampa, Florida. In the show,...

Lou Gehrig Gave Glove to 12 Year Old Kid 80 Years Ago; Could Fetch $300K at Auction
July 4th, 2014 at 2:23 PM
According to a story by the Associated Press, a 92 year old Connecticut man is selling a glove that he received from Yankee legend, Lou Gehrig, eighty years ago. Howard Henderson who was 12 years old at the time, remembers playing catch on his front lawn with the Yankees Hall Of Famer. ***VIDEO1*** "I...

Lou Gehrig Speech Recited by Yankees’ Derek Jeter and 30 MLB 1st Baseman (Video)
July 2nd, 2014 at 2:57 PM
The 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig's "Luckiest man alive" speech will be on July 4 and is being commemorated by Major League Baseball. ***VIDEO1*** One of the ways to remember Gehrig is to recite his infamous speech made in 1939 through the mouths of 30 current first baseman in the league, with...