UCL Tear Spells Bad News For Nova

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UPDATE: Nova has been placed on the 15-day DL Elbow injuries are no laughing matter, and Ivan Nova would agree. After an MRI late last night, Nova has been diagnosed with a partially torn UCL in his elbow. He said he felt a ‘pop’ after he threw his final pitch last night. The ulnar collateral […]

Reinforcements Already on the Way

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For the second straight game the bullpen was taxed, plus you add in Ivan Nova leaving early with what is being reported as elbow soreness, then you have a perfect recipe for disaster. Don’t hold your breath for too long, reinforcements are coming in the form of pitching and a well known first baseman. According […]

Injury Updates on Teixeira Robertson and Ryan


Last week started to looks like a train wreck. During Thursday’s win against the Boston Red Sox, backup catcher Francisco Cervelli pulled his hamstring while trying to beat out a double play. It was not pretty, and after an MRI it was confirmed he had a grade 2 strain. Since then Cervelli has been placed […]

David Robertson Lands on Disabled List, Tex Injury Update


Today’s home opener was marred with some bad news. Yankees closer David Robertson has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained groin. It’s being classified as a grade 1 strain, which isnt the worst news, but once again manager Joe Giriardi isn’t taking any chances. Robertson apparently injured his groin while closing […]

Mark Teixeira Headed to the DL Already

Teixeira head held low

Who would of guessed four games into the season that the injury bug would strike again. New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira was placed on the disabled list with a injured right hamstring. As we reported last night Tex left the game early with a pulled right hamstring. After the game, manager Joe Girardi […]

Tex Leaves Game with Pulled Hamstring


UPDATE: No tests done on Teixeira, if any are needed they won’t be done till they get home on Monday. He’s likely to sit the rest of the series. Well this didn’t take long, Yankees first-baseman Mark Teixeira left the game in the bottom of the 2nd inning with what is being reported as a […]

Teixeira and Soriano to Start Tomorrow


After taking live batting practice Monday, Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira has said he’s been a little disappointed that he’s not be able to take more live swings this week, particularly today. In the early sessions this morning Tex was held to only five pitches before pitching coach Larry Rothschild called the session. Luckily guest […]

Pineda and Teixeira Scheduled to Play This Week


As we get deeper into camp, the last of the walking wounded work towards seeing their names on that Grapefruit League lineup card. The Yankees can look to knock two more very important ingredients off the championship recipe with the returns of Mark Teixeira and Michael Pineda. Both players are slated to make their spring […]

The Mystery of Mark Teixeira

Mark Teixeira says he is "overpaid."

Since the mid-eighties the cornerstone position of the New York Yankees has been first base. From Donnie Baseball to Jason Giambi, every player that’s held the title of Yankees first baseman has been an important cog in the lineup. The same applies to the switch hitting slugger Mark Teixeira, and his role in the 2014 […]

Surgery suggested for Teix


Mark Teixeira met with team doctors yesterday to undergo evaluation on his troublesome right wrist. The results aren’t good. Doctors have concluded that the tear in the tendon sheath isn’t healing like it should, and surgery is the recommended action at this time – meaning Teix’s season over. Teixeira, who chose to rest the wrist […]

Teixeira lands on DL


It’s happened again. Mark Teixeira has been placed on the disabled list after playing in just 15 games, according to Sweeny Murti of WFAN. Teixeira left Saturday’s game early after he re-aggravated his troublesome right wrist. GM Brian Cashman and manager Joe Girardi said that Teix would likely need a week of rest before he […]

Yankees injury updates


It seems as if every time the Yankees gain someone back from the disabled list, another player is moved onto it. Here are a few updates on the injured: Mark Teixeira: Although Joe Girardi said that Mark Teixeira will need at least a week to rest his wrist, GM Brian Cashman may want to give […]

Teixeira to have wrist examined


*Updated Mark Teixeira left Saturday’s game early after he appeared to re-aggrivate his wrist. He has flown back to New York to have it examined, according to Andy McCullough. It was announced that the MRI on Teixeira’s wrist shows inflammation. He received cortisone shot and will rest for a few days. No DL stint as of now. […]

Yankees Game 64: CC struggles in loss

CC struggled as he gave up three of his six runs on Norris' fourth inning home run. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

New York Yankees 4 — Oakland Athletics 6   CC Sabathia had a difficult time in tonight’s 6-4 loss to the Oakland Athletics. Two pitches into Sabathia’s start and he would be trailing. Leadoff hitter Coco Crisp took him deep to put the Yankees behind early. In the second inning, good placement of a pop […]

Yankees Game 60: Back-to-back blasts back Hughes

Robinson Cano hit the first of back-to-back home runs in tonight's six-run third inning. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

New York Yankees 6 — Seattle Mariners 1   Robinson Cano and Mark Teixeira highlight a big third inning in tonight’s 6-1 win over the Seattle Mariners. For the Mariners, Aaron Harang started and was good the first time through the lineup. The second time through, the Yankees had his number. Jayson Nix led off […]

Yankees Game 58: Phelps, Teixeira strong in win

David Phelps went six scoreless with one hit and seven strikeouts in tonight's win. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Cleveland Indians 3 — New York Yankees 4   Mark Teixeira hit a home run for the second consecutive game in tonight’s 4-3 win over the Cleveland Indians. A Drew Stubbs infield single is the only hit David Phelps allowed in tonight’s start. David Phelps limited the Indians to just one hit over his six […]

Why Mark Teixeira can make-or-break the Yankees this season

Mark Teixeira

Through 57 games, slightly more than one-third of the season, the Yankees hold a 32-25 record — and have as good a chance to win the AL East as the Red Sox, Rays, and Orioles do.  The Yankees can look forward to a healthy Jeter returning after the All Star break, Granderson re-returning from a […]

Yankees Game 57: Teixeira’s slams his first home run in win

Mark Teixeira had the big bat, a grand slam, in tonight's win. (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images

Cleveland Indians 4 — New York Yankees 7   Mark Teixeira got his first home run, a grand slam, in tonight’s 7-4 win over the Cleveland Indians. Andy Pettitte started tonight’s game and got into some trouble in the third inning. A pair of singles and a sacrifice bunt put two in scoring position with […]

Yankees Game 54: CC stops the skid

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Boston Red Sox 1 — New York Yankees 4   CC leads the Yankees past the five-game losing streak in tonight’s 4-1 win over the Boston Red Sox. The ace of a rotation is turned to when there is a losing streak. CC Sabathia, the ace of the Yankees staff, stepped to the challenge and […]

Teixeira, Youkilis back in the Bronx


After scoring just 10 runs over their past five games – all losses – the Yankees may be getting back some offensive firepower just in time. Former all-stars Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis have both been activated in time for tonight’s game after lengthy stays on the disabled list. Even though they’ve pitched well of […]