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New York Yankees Prospect Greg Bird Wins Arizona Fall League MVP
November 15th, 2014 at 6:00 PM
An encouraging sign for the New York Yankees comes in the form of first base prospect Greg Bird, who had a sensational showing at the Arizona Fall League en route to winning the Most Valuable Player award. The AFL's official Twitter feed shared the news: AFL AWARDS-MVP Scottsdale's Greg Bird (@Yankees) Dernell...

Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Takes ‘Foul Territory’ to ESPN’s ‘Mike and Mike’ Show (Video)
October 23rd, 2014 at 4:19 PM
The latest installment of "Foul Territory" with Mark Teixeira comes to us from the studios of ESPN radio's morning show, "Mike and Mike." ***PHOTO2*** The New York Yankees first baseman has tried his hand at interviewing numerous players and personalities connected to the organization, but now he's going outside the box for...

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...

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...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees not Expected to Spend Big Money in Free Agency
September 29th, 2014 at 1:43 PM
Big pockets don't always equal big spending. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees dropped a ton of money on free agents last offseason in the hopes that it would help them rebound from an October-less season in 2013, but that didn't exactly pan out for the Bronx Bombers. Instead, the Yanks are now on...

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...

Kevin Long Responds to Question About Keeping New York Yankees Hitting Coach Job
September 18th, 2014 at 10:53 AM
New York Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long has been one of the biggest culprits during a 2014 season of little offense and frustrated fans. ***PHOTO1*** It's no secret that many in the Yankees Universe want Long to be canned, but the embattled hitting coach doesn't necessarily see it that way, despite the...

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...

MLB Rumors: Yankees Must Be All-in on Giancarlo Stanton If Marlins Extension Fails
September 10th, 2014 at 2:14 PM
The Miami Marlins will try their best to keep superstar slugger Giancarlo Stanton, but the New York Yankees should be prepared to go all-in for him should contract extension talks fail between Stanton and the only team he has ever known. ***PHOTO1*** Bob Nightengale of USA Today Sports reported that the Marlins...

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...

Yankees’ Joe Girardi, Mark Teixeira Expect Big September Finish for Derek Jeter
September 5th, 2014 at 10:39 AM
For someone who was told that he needed to be dropped in the order from the customary number two spot down to the seventh or eighth spot in the lineup, Derek Jeter's bat silences those who doubt him. ***PHOTO1*** During Thursday night's 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium,...

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...

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’ Mark Teixeira Interviews Brett Gardner on ‘Foul Territory’
August 7th, 2014 at 9:15 AM
The latest episode of "Foul Territory" with Mark Teixeira was released on Wednesday, with the New York Yankees first baseman getting a chance to interview left fielder, Brett Gardner. ***VIDEO1*** Gardner is in the midst of his best season as a professional with the Yanks in 2014, but that didn't stop him...