|Mar. 6 2:46 PM PT3:46 PM MT4:46 PM CT5:46 PM ET17:46 ET22:46 GMT6:46 CST3:46 PM MST5:46 PM EST6:16 PM VEN2:46 UAE (+1)4:46 PM CT-Teixeira is going to be out at least until early May with a strained right wrist tendon, the latest major injury setback for the New York Yankees. New York general manager Brian Cashman gave the news after the Yankees' were beat 8-2 by the Dominican Republic World Baseball Classic team on Wednesday.
Analysis: Teixeira was hurt swinging a bat Tuesday in an indoor cage during pregame warmups with the U.S. WBC team. Initially, Teixeira was expected to be out eight to 10 days, but Teixeira was examined by Yankees doctors in New York on Wednesday and a diagnosis of eight to 10 weeks was given. Cashman says Teixeira will rest for four weeks before beginning rehabilitation.
|Mar. 5 3:35 PM PT4:35 PM MT5:35 PM CT6:35 PM ET18:35 ET23:35 GMT7:35 CST4:35 PM MST6:35 PM EST7:05 PM VEN3:35 UAE (+1)5:35 PM CT-Teixeira has pulled out of the World Baseball Classic after injuring his right forearm swinging in the batting cage.
Analysis: Teixeira was set to start at first base for Team USA but was scratched from the lineup for Tuesday's exhibition game against the Chicago White Sox. Team USA said Teixeira will be sidelined eight to 10 days.