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Mark Teixeira
.216 22 62
Team: NY YankeesHt / Wt: 6-3 / 220 NFBC ADP: 295.37
Position: 1BBorn: 4/11/1980 Birthplace: Annapolis, Maryland
Bats/Throws: S/R Draft: 1st Round by Rangers (2001)

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Sep. 25 2:20 PM PT3:20 PM MT4:20 PM CT5:20 PM ET17:20 ET21:20 GMT5:20 2:20 PM MST4:20 PM EST4:50 PM VEN1:20 UAE (+1)4:20 PM CT-Teixeira hit his 22nd home run in a 9-5 loss to Baltimore on Wednesday.
Analysis: Teixeira has really fallen off, though injuries have deserved much of the blame. He owns an OPS of .712 since the start of 2013 after previously posting a .896 OPS for his career.
Sep. 22 5:18 PM PT6:18 PM MT7:18 PM CT8:18 PM ET20:18 ET0:18 GMT8:18 5:18 PM MST7:18 PM EST7:48 PM VEN4:18 UAE (+1)7:18 PM CT-Teixeira returned to the lineup on Tuesday.
Analysis: He had been out with soreness in his surgically repaired right wrist.
Aug. 25 3:32 PM PT4:32 PM MT5:32 PM CT6:32 PM ET18:32 ET22:32 GMT6:32 3:32 PM MST5:32 PM EST6:02 PM VEN2:32 UAE (+1)5:32 PM CT-Teixeira is out of the starting lineup Monday so he can rest a sore left hamstring.
Analysis: Teixeira says he felt some soreness in the hamstring Friday night against the White Sox but played through it over the weekend. He hopes to be back in the lineup Tuesday night in Detroit.
Aug. 8 3:33 PM PT4:33 PM MT5:33 PM CT6:33 PM ET18:33 ET22:33 GMT6:33 3:33 PM MST5:33 PM EST6:03 PM VEN2:33 UAE (+1)5:33 PM CT-Teixeira is out of the New York Yankees lineup for a second straight game after getting spiked on the left hand in a play at homeplate.
Analysis: Teixeira got stitches in his left pinkie Wednesday night and says the finger is still too sore to play Friday against the Cleveland Indians. He will try to hit off a tee and do soft toss instead.
Aug. 3 2:22 PM PT3:22 PM MT4:22 PM CT5:22 PM ET17:22 ET21:22 GMT5:22 2:22 PM MST4:22 PM EST4:52 PM VEN1:22 UAE (+1)4:22 PM CT-Teixeira went 2 for 5 with his 19th homer in Saturday's 6-4 win at Boston.
Analysis: Teixeira is batting .304 with three homers and four RBIs in his last six games against the Red Sox.
July 21 3:06 PM PT4:06 PM MT5:06 PM CT6:06 PM ET18:06 ET22:06 GMT6:06 3:06 PM MST5:06 PM EST5:36 PM VEN2:06 UAE (+1)5:06 PM CT-Teixeira is going to be sidelined for at least three to four games because of a strained muscle in his back. Teixeira says he has been hampered by a left lower lat injury that was causing spasms in his back for about a month. The pain escalated during New York's weekend sweep of the Cincinnati Reds immediately following the All-Star break.
Analysis: Teixeira has already missed time this season because of hamstring, back, knee and wrist problems. But he still leads the Yankees with 17 homers and 48 RBIs in 76 games. He is hitless in his last 13 at-bats.
July 10 3:12 PM PT4:12 PM MT5:12 PM CT6:12 PM ET18:12 ET22:12 GMT6:12 3:12 PM MST5:12 PM EST5:42 PM VEN2:12 UAE (+1)5:12 PM CT-Teixeira recorded his first multihomer game of the season with his 16th and 17th of the year in Wednesday's 5-4 win at Cleveland.
Analysis: It marked the 37th multihomer game of Teixeira's career.
June 14 7:17 PM PT8:17 PM MT9:17 PM CT10:17 PM ET22:17 ET2:17 GMT10:17 7:17 PM MST9:17 PM EST9:47 PM VEN6:17 UAE (+1)9:17 PM CT-Teixeira was scratched from the New York Yankees' game at Oakland on Saturday night because of tightness in his right rib cage.
Analysis: Teixeira is batting .241 with 11 home runs and 31 RBIs this season.
June 8 10:44 AM PT11:44 AM MT12:44 PM CT1:44 PM ET13:44 ET17:44 GMT1:44 10:44 AM MST12:44 PM EST1:14 PM VEN21:44 UAE12:44 PM CT-Teixeira was held out of Sunday's starting lineup against the Royals after his ailing right wrist felt sore from a game the previous night.
Analysis: Manager Joe Girardi said he was simply being ''proactive'' in resting Teixeira, who missed games in late May and last week because of the wrist. Teixeira is hitting just .180 in his last 15 games. Girardi expects to put Teixeira back in the lineup for Monday's series finale.
June 3 4:02 PM PT5:02 PM MT6:02 PM CT7:02 PM ET19:02 ET23:02 GMT7:02 4:02 PM MST6:02 PM EST6:32 PM VEN3:02 UAE (+1)6:02 PM CT-Teixeira is returning to the New York Yankees' power-starved lineup.
Analysis: Manager Joe Girardi has the switch-hitting first baseman batting fourth against Oakland on Tuesday night after missing two games with inflammation in his surgically repaired right wrist.
May 31 12:44 PM PT1:44 PM MT2:44 PM CT3:44 PM ET15:44 ET19:44 GMT3:44 12:44 PM MST2:44 PM EST3:14 PM VEN23:44 UAE2:44 PM CT-Teixeira left New York's game on Saturday against Minnesota for a pinch-hitter in the sixth inning because of more soreness in his surgically repaired right wrist.
Analysis: Teixeira missed three games this week at St. Louis because of inflammation in his right wrist. He returned to the lineup Friday night. The 34-year-old Teixeira was on the 15-day disabled in April because of a strained right hamstring.
May 29 6:14 PM PT7:14 PM MT8:14 PM CT9:14 PM ET21:14 ET1:14 GMT9:14 6:14 PM MST8:14 PM EST8:44 PM VEN5:14 UAE (+1)8:14 PM CT-The Yankees announced Teixeira saw Dr. Keith Raskin, who confirmed that the first baseman has inflammation in his surgically repaired right wrist.
Analysis: Teixeira went 0 for 1 with three walks in Friday's 6-1 loss to Minnesota.
May 27 4:25 PM PT5:25 PM MT6:25 PM CT7:25 PM ET19:25 ET23:25 GMT7:25 4:25 PM MST6:25 PM EST6:55 PM VEN3:25 UAE (+1)6:25 PM CT-Teixeira is out of the lineup for the third straight day because of soreness in his surgically repaired right wrist.
Analysis: The Yankees have a day off Thursday, giving more time for the soreness to subside.
May 18 1:15 PM PT2:15 PM MT3:15 PM CT4:15 PM ET16:15 ET20:15 GMT4:15 1:15 PM MST3:15 PM EST3:45 PM VEN0:15 UAE (+1)3:15 PM CT-Teixeira hit his ninth home run Saturday in a 7-1 win over Pittsburgh.
Analysis: He's 9 for 25 (.360) with four homers and six RBIs over a seven-game hitting streak.
May 11 9:40 AM PT10:40 AM MT11:40 AM CT12:40 PM ET12:40 ET16:40 GMT0:40 9:40 AM MST11:40 AM EST12:10 PM VEN20:40 UAE11:40 AM CT-Teixeira went 2 for 4 with a homer Saturday.
Analysis: Teixeira is up to six jacks and 15 RBIs.
May 4 11:25 AM PT12:25 PM MT1:25 PM CT2:25 PM ET14:25 ET18:25 GMT2:25 11:25 AM MST1:25 PM EST1:55 PM VEN22:25 UAE1:25 PM CT-Teixeira hit a two-run homer and had three RBIs Saturday.
Analysis: Teixeira has four jacks in his last five games so he is heating up.
Apr. 5 8:55 AM PT9:55 AM MT10:55 AM CT11:55 AM ET11:55 ET15:55 GMT23:55 8:55 AM MST10:55 AM EST11:25 AM VEN19:55 UAE10:55 AM CT-Teixeira returned Sunday, the first day he was eligible to be activated from the 15-day disabled list.
Analysis: Teixeira singled in five at-bats Friday during his second extended spring training game since injuring his right leg. Teixeira hurt an adductor muscle that runs alongside the hamstring trying to make a play on a foul grounder during an April 4 game against Toronto. He is to play seven innings in extended spring Saturday.
Apr. 2 12:58 PM PT1:58 PM MT2:58 PM CT3:58 PM ET15:58 ET19:58 GMT3:58 12:58 PM MST2:58 PM EST3:28 PM VEN23:58 UAE2:58 PM CT-Teixeira went 2 for 3 in his fantasy opener Tuesday.
Analysis: Teixeira endured a miserable 2013 full of injuries so he figures to play more than 15 games this year.

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