Mark Teixeira News Archive
Teixeira (hamstring) played three innings of an extended spring training game Thursday, George A. King of the New York Post reports. After experiencing no trouble, Teixeira stated "I'll be ready to play Sunday and disappointed if I don't."
Teixeira (hamstring) took batting practice Sunday before the Yankees' win over the Red Sox. "He is hitting on the field today, which is, to me, a really good sign," Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. "He did some light jogging on the field yesterday, which is good. I don't imagine it will be a whole lot longer, as long as he continues to progress running."
Teixeira (hamstring) said he expects to return from the DL next Sunday, Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com reports.
Manager Joe Girardi believes Teixeira (hamstring) could return by May 1, according to Newday's Erik Boland.
Teixeira (hamstring) has been limited to stretching and riding an exercise bike during the first week of his recovery, ESPN New York reports.
Teixeira's MRI on Monday revealed a Grade 1 hamstring strain, MLB.com's Bryan Hoch reports.
Teixeira (hamstring) was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday, MLB.com's Bryan Hoch reports.
Teixeira (hamstring) will have an MRI in New York on Monday, reports Mark Feinsand of New York Daily News.
Teixeira left Friday's game in the second inning with an apparent right hamstring injury, Jack Curry of the YES Network reports.
Teixeira admitted Thursday that he's "not trusting" that his surgically-repaired wrist is healthy, the New York Post reports. "I'm just trying to protect it," Teixeira said. "Taking your 'A' swings, taking that swing that is 100 percent and I need to trust that I can do that and not feel pain. I need to finish my swing instead of protecting my wrist. Last year, to protect my wrist, I didn't finish my swing."