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New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Looking to Get Stronger, Build More Upper Body Strength for 2015
October 22nd, 2014 at 2:03 PM
Over the last couple of seasons, Mark Teixeira has had a bad case of the injury bug; whether it be the hamstring or the wrist, which was surgically repaired and cost him most of the 2013 season. ***PHOTO1*** Teixeira was able to stick around for most of the season, playing in more...

Giants Playoff Hero Travis Ishikawa: New York Yankees Treated Me Really Well
October 21st, 2014 at 12:17 PM
Last week, Travis Ishikawa made himself a hero around the Bay Area and will now forever like in playoff history when he smacked the game-winning three-run home run in Game 5 of the NLCS against Michael Wacha of the St. Louis Cardinals; a home run that sent the San Francisco...

New York Yankees Concerned with Mark Teixeira’s Commitment to Baseball; Focus on Outside Interests
October 20th, 2014 at 3:30 PM
With two years left on an eight-year deal signed before the 2009 season, the injuries piling up and the skills slowly diminishing, the New York Yankees have every right to be concerned with Mark Teixeira. ***PHOTO1*** But it's not the actual baseball player that the Yankees are concerned with heading into the...

Yankees’ Mark Teixeira on Alex Rodriguez: Healthy A-Rod is a Very Big Part of the Lineup
October 7th, 2014 at 7:56 AM
While some people have wondered how Alex Rodriguez's New York Yankees teammates would react to the embattled superstar returning to the team in 2015 after a season-long suspension, one of A-Rod's teammates is happy to see him back on the team; Mark Teixeira. ***PHOTO1*** Teixeira, who has been a teammate of A-Rod...

Mark Teixeira Talks Alex Rodriguez, New York Yankees’ 2014 Season and Golf
October 6th, 2014 at 5:56 PM
New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira had a rough season with injuries in 2014, and he certainly isn't afraid to admit it. ***PHOTO1*** Teixeira spoke at a charity golf event and acknowledged that the season he had was a disappointment, namely because of his unreliable health, per Mark Newman of MLB.com: "This...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Listed as Potential Trade Destination for Phillies’ Ryan Howard
October 3rd, 2014 at 11:23 AM
The New York Yankees offense in 2014 flat out stunk. There's no other way to put it. They stunk. It stunk so much that Kevin Long is in jeopardy of losing his job as the team's hitting coach after six years. ***PHOTO1*** So it would make sense if the Yankees were to...

Former Yankees 1B Lyle Overbay Likely to Retire from MLB Following 2014 Season
October 2nd, 2014 at 4:55 PM
Derek Jeter has called it a career. As did former New York Yankees outfielder Bobby Abreu. And it looks like another former Yankees player will hang up the spikes as well following the conclusion of the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** On Thursday while speaking on MLB Network Radio, former Yankees first basemen Lyle...

New York Yankees Likely to Shut Down Mark Teixeira for Remainder of 2014 Season: Report
September 25th, 2014 at 9:09 AM
The New York Yankees have already shut down Carlos Beltran for the final four games of the 2014 regular season and it looks like he may be getting some company. ***PHOTO1*** Mark Teixeira, who has been dealing with a nagging wrist injury and who missed the majority of last season due to...

Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Out of Lineup on Monday; Gets Cortisone Shot for Wrist, Hopeful for Tuesday
September 22nd, 2014 at 5:07 PM
For the second straight day, the New York Yankees will be without Mark Teixeira in their lineup as he is dealing with a continuing wrist injury that has plagued him for the last two years. ***PHOTO1*** Teixeira left Saturday afternoon's game against the Toronto Blue Jays after dealing with soreness in...

Mark Teixeira Returns to New York Yankees Lineup on Wednesday, Will Bat 4th Vs. Rays
September 17th, 2014 at 4:49 PM
Mark Teixeira missed Tuesday night's game for the New York Yankees as his wrist was bothering him and some wondered if he would be back for the team on Thursday night for their series finale against the Tampa Bay Rays. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees announced that the 34-year-old first basemen will return to...

Frank Torre, Former Milwaukee Braves First Baseman and Brother of Joe Torre, Dies at 82
September 13th, 2014 at 5:54 PM
Frank Torre who played first base for the Milwaukee Braves and Philadelphia Phillies, has died at the age of 82. Torre who won a World Series with the 1957 Braves, played eight years in the Major Leagues and was a mentor to his little brother, Hall of Fame manager, Joe...

Joe Girardi Reacts to Chris Davis Suspension Before Yankees-Orioles Doubleheader
September 12th, 2014 at 12:53 PM
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi shared his thoughts on Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis getting suspended 25 games after a positive test for amphetamines. ***PHOTO1*** Davis has already admitted to taking adderall and while he did get an exemption for it in 2013, the Orioles first baseman was unable to do...

Baltimore Orioles’ Chris Davis Suspended 25 Games for Amphetamines; Out for Series Vs. Yankees
September 12th, 2014 at 11:30 AM
UPDATE: Friday, September 12 at 1:31 p.m. ET Chris Davis has released a statement addressing his 25-game suspension, per MLB.com: “I apologize to my teammates, coaches, the Orioles organization and especially the fans,” Davis said. “I made a mistake by taking Adderall. I had permission to use it in the past, but...

MLB Free Agency 2015: Detroit Tigers’ Victor Martinez Listed as New York Yankees Target
September 12th, 2014 at 9:18 AM
One of the things the New York Yankees got criticized heavily for was their spending on free agents this past offseason and how it didn't work out for some of them. ***PHOTO1*** Brian McCann had a rough first year in the first of a five-year, $85 million deal, although despite that, he's...

New York Yankees Mark Teixeira Plans to Hit the Gym and Gain Weight During Off-Season
September 11th, 2014 at 3:30 PM
It has been a disappointing season for New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira, to say the least. As a result of the injuries that have plagued him thoughout the 2014 season, Teixeira told Brandan Kuty of NJ.com, that not being able to workout in the off-season really effected him...

New York Yankees Keep Playoff Hopes Alive with Big Comeback in the Bronx
September 11th, 2014 at 12:19 PM
Left for the dead in the AL Wild Card race, the New York Yankees bats awoke last night at the Stadium. With all that has been said about the dormant New York offense, they answered the bell on Wednesday as they showed signs of life in the Bronx ***VIDEO1*** After giving up...

Mark Teixeira Still Hopeful New York Yankees Find Way into 2014 Postseason
September 9th, 2014 at 12:37 PM
Starting on Tuesday, the New York Yankees have 21 games left in their 2014 season. 21 games to try and turn the ship around, get on a winning streak and make a late break into the postseason. ***PHOTO1*** They're magic numbers to stay alive right now are 12 for the American League...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Impossible to Trade Just Like Phillies’ Ryan Howard
September 4th, 2014 at 12:56 PM
Remember during the summer when the Philadelphia Phillies were basically trying to give away Ryan Howard's contract to any team willing to take him on in a trade? The same Howard who was once an MVP and one of the league's better power hitters in the game.*** ***PHOTO1*** Howard's remaining $60 million...

New York Yankees Mark Teixeira to Retun to Lineup Tonight Against Detroit Tigers
August 26th, 2014 at 5:37 PM
The New York Yankees have won five games in a row and they seem to be producing and getting a little healthier, kind of. Brett Gardner missed Sunday's game and will rest again on Tuesday, but Mark Teixeira will return to the Yankees lineup tonight, as the Yanks take on...

New York Yankees Could Be Interested in Cuban LHP Misael Siverio
August 26th, 2014 at 2:58 PM
Here we go again. Two more Cuban-born players are set to work out for Major League Baseball teams in Florida this Friday, according to the agent of left-handed pitcher Misael Siverio and first baseman Jozzen Cuesta, per MLB Trade Rumors: Cuban first baseman Jozzen Cuesta and Cuban left-hander Misael Siverio will host...