#Yankees reinstate 1B Mark Teixeira from DL, recall RHP Preston Claiborne from Triple-A S/WB and RHP Bryan Mitchell from Double-A Trenton.
Teixeira said he "couldn't be happier" with how everything feels. Still expects to be back Sunday, first day he's eligible to come off DL
New York Post "Mark Teixeira can return to the Yankees as early as Sunday, but return as what? He has fallen – physically and statistically – but to where? The offensive identity of Teixeira lingers as a key question to this season. With recent imports such as Carlos Beltran, Jacoby Ellsbury, Brian McCann and..." April 17
Mark Teixeira played 3 innings in extended spring. No trouble. Says: "I'll be ready to play Sunday and disappointed if I don't." #Yankees
Teixeira said he expects to come off DL next Sunday in Tampa
New York Post "Mark Teixeira just might be the latest Wally Pipp. No, Kelly Johnson is not about to become the Yankees’ regular first baseman and there is not a Lou Gehrig type waiting in reserve. Teixeira will start when he returns from his hamstring injury. But he might just be Pipp-ed out of his familiar..." April 09
Teixeira also has Grade 1 strain. "Hopefully it won't be long "
New York Post "Mark Teixeira’s barking right hamstring won’t undergo tests until Monday, but the Yankees put the switch-hitting first baseman on the 15-day disabled list Saturday. “Unfortunately, it’s very frustrating. Hopefully it’s only 15 days and I am back soon,’’ said Teixeira, who left Friday night’s..." April 06
Teixeira said he is "not super optimistic" about his hamstring, but hopes it feels better tomorrow. MRI on Monday in NYC.
New York Post "Tex isn’t Tex yet. Mark Teixeira still has a ways to go before he regains his batting strength, after last year’s right wrist injury and subsequent surgery. With Opening Day four days away for the Yankees, Teixeira’s hitting mechanics are not there yet. He’s hitting .091 this spring. “I’m..." March 28
New York Post "The unknown is out there, and Mark Teixeira is set to make the most of it. That, in a way, always has been the secret to his success. “This is a game you have to try to make fun,’’ Teixeira told The Post Thursday. “You can make it not fun and you can make it really difficult. Last year it..." March 14
New York Post "Mark Teixeira’s surgically repaired right wrist feels so good the switch-hitter no longer believes swinging and missing and checking a swing are tests to determine what condition the hinge is in. “No, [but] I feel pretty confident if I do I will be all right,’’ Teixeira said when asked if he..." March 12
New York Daily News "On the one-year anniversary of the wrist injury that cost Mark Teixeira most of last season, the first baseman was excited about his first game since June. After getting only a handful swings against live pitching this spring, who could blame him? Teixeira was all smiles Wednesday morning as..." March 06
Joe Girardi said Mark Teixeira will play sometime at the end of next week. #Yankees
New York Post "Mark Teixeira says his surgically repaired right wrist is holding up well, but don’t look for the first baseman to play in an exhibition game until March 3 at the earliest. Teixeira, who didn’t swing at any of Jim Miller’s batting practice pitches by design Thursday at George M. Steinbrenner..." February 21
SB Nation "Teixeira is hoping the injury is healed enough that he will be able to be a productive member of the Yankees' lineup in 2014 as the team seeks a playoff berth. New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira expects that he will continue to feel tightness in his wrist through at least June if not..." January 29
Pinstripe Alley "Rehabbing first baseman Mark Teixeira recently spoke with MLB.com's Bryan Hoch about Christmas or some filler piece like that, but he also provided an update about his right wrist. Tex's 2013 season was ruined from almost the get-go by a "pop" in his wrist during Spring Training that ultimately..." December 24
The LoHud Yankees Blog "If you missed last night’s Mark Teixeira interview on YES Network, you can watch a portion of it in the video above, and you can watch a little more by following this link. If you’re not really feeling up to following links or clicking a play button this morning, let’s just start the day with this..." November 26
New York Post "Mark Teixeira’s 2013 season is over almost before it began, with the first baseman set to go under the knife early next week to repair a torn tendon sheath in his right wrist. “The final point was Sunday when after a week, the cortisone shot didn’t work,” Teixeira said before the Yankees’ 8-5..." June 27
CBSSports.com "On Wednesday, the Yankees announced that first baseman Mark Teixeira has been advised to have surgery on his ailing right wrist. From the team's release: After a recent MRI with dye contrast was performed on Mark Teixeira's right wrist, New York Yankees Team Physician, Dr. Christopher Ahmad,..." June 26
New York Post "Mark Teixeira still has soreness in his right wrist following a June 16 cortisone shot and a week of rest, an ominous sign for the ailing Yankees first baseman. “Certainly, our hope had been that by this point, he would be OK,” general manager Brian Cashman said yesterday. “Obviously, that’s..." June 25
ESPN.com "Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is still feeling pain in his damaged right wrist more than a week after receiving a cortisone shot intended to soothe the discomfort from a partially torn tendon sheath, again raising the possibility that Teixeira will need to undergo season-ending..." June 24
New York Post "Mark Teixeira seems bound for the disabled list again, and surgery on his right wrist is possible. Don’t expect Kevin Youkilis back anytime soon. And Brian Cashman would have preferred to hear from hitting coach Kevin Long that Teixeira wasn’t right from the time he came off the DL instead of..." June 18
New York Post "The Yankees have lost their third baseman for at least 10-12 weeks and their first baseman for at least two. Kevin Youkilis has a herniated disc in his back and will undergo surgery on Thursday, sidelining him for 10-12 weeks at the minimum, Yankees GM Brian Cashman announced Tuesday afternoon...." June 18
New York Post "Mark Teixeira’s season isn’t finished ... yet. According to an MRI exam taken yesterday when the switch-hitting first baseman was examined by Dr. Chris Ahmad in New York, Teixeira didn’t tear the sheath that covers a tendon in the right wrist like he did in early March. Instead, inflammation..." June 17
New York Post "Mark Teixeira left today’s game in the fourth inning and was replaced by David Adams at first base. Teixeira, who missed the first two months of the season with a right wrist injury, started the game against the Angels hitting .157 (8-for-51) and in a 4-for-33 (.121) slide. “He doesn’t feel..." June 16
The MRI on Mark Teixeira showed inflammation, Girardi said. He received a cortisone shot. He'll be re-evaluated in a few days.
New York Post "With controversy swirling around Alex Rodriguez in Tampa yet again, Mark Teixeira and David Phelps guided the Yankees to their second straight win in The Bronx with a 4-3 victory over the Indians. Though Rodriguez could find himself in MLB’s crosshairs, according to ESPN, because of his alleged..." June 05
New York Post "Mark Teixeira gave the Yankees a week’s worth of offense with one swing of the bat last night — a third-inning grand slam. But it wasn’t until Brett Gardner’s two-run single in the sixth that the Yankees finally took the lead for good in a 7-4 win over the Indians, just their second victory in..." June 04
New York Post "Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis made their long-awaited returns to the Yankees lineup and just like that, a season-long five-game losing streak was over. So, was the presence of the two veteran sluggers what got the offense out of its recent funk? “Maybe so,” Brett Gardner said,..." June 01
New York Post "The least-feared Yankees lineup in two decades is approaching its end. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman confirmed that Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis are both scheduled to return to the Bronx and start tomorrow night against the Red Sox, after each played in their first rehab game..." May 30
Teixeira and Youkilis both done for the day in Trenton. Each went 0-for-2 with a walk. #yankees
New York Post "Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis are expected to begin rehab stints with Double-A Trenton today, which means a return to The Bronx could be just days away. Though that’s certainly good news for the two veterans — and potentially for the Yankees — it leaves Lyle Overbay in a somewhat familiar..." May 29
Sporting News "Injured New York Yankees infielders Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis are ready to start minor league rehab assignments. Both players took part in extended spring training game Tuesday, then said they were leaving the Yankees' minor league complex in Florida to join Double-A Trenton. Teixeira..." May 28
Girardi sounds like he expects Teixeira/Youkilis back Fri. Assuming nothing goes wrong at AA rehab Wed/Thurs #Yankees
New York Post "Having known what Curtis Granderson went through to return from a fractured right forearm, Mark Teixeira was visibly upset Friday night when Granderson suffered a fractured left pinkie. “It’s cruel, I had tears in my eyes saying good-bye to Curtis,’’ Teixeira said Saturday after participating..." May 26
New York Post "The Yankees have a definitive plan in place for bringing Mark Teixeira's rehab assignment. Teixeira will leave the team’s spring training complex here Tuesday and play for Double A-Trenton on Wednesday and Thursday. On Saturday, the star first baseman will play an extended spring training game..." May 25
New York Post "Curtis Granderson was the first one back from the disabled list and it appears Mark Teixeira will be the second, with Kevin Youkilis a close third. “He could start a rehab [assignment] Tuesday in Trenton [Double-A],’’ general manager Brian Cashman said yesterday after Teixeira worked out at the..." May 24
New York Post "Joe Girardi said he doesn’t know when he will get Mark Teixeira or Kevin Youkilis back from the disabled list, but the Yankees manager reported Tuesday the first baseman and corner infielder are making progress. “He had four more [at-bats],’’ Girardi said of Teixeira’s participation in a..." May 22
New York Post "On a gorgeous day in Rye, Brian Cashman didn’t want to send a cloud all the way down to Tampa. It’s just that the Yankees’ general manager, 16 years on the job, has seen way too much to place optimism where it doesn’t belong. Mark Teixeira played in a simulated game yesterday at the Yankees’..." May 21
Felt good to get my first AB's since March. 1-2 with a double and a walk, I'll take it. #Yankees in first place, I'll take that too!
MLB.com "Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is pleased by his progress as he works his way back from a torn tendon sheath in his right wrist, and he hopes to rejoin the big league squad by the end of the month. "It's great -- I couldn't be happier with my rehab," Teixeira said. "I'm looking at the end..." May 16
Mark Teixeira said yesterday his rehab is going "great" and he expects to be playing in big league games before June 1st.
New York Post "Mark Teixeira’s rehab continued in Tampa yesterday, as the first baseman did soft-toss and took 20 swings of live batting practice in the cage. “I’m not [hitting] on the field yet,’’ Teixeira said. “When you get out on the field you tend to hit home runs and let it go a little more. I’ll be on..." May 07
NewJersey.com "There is a light at the end of the tunnel for Mark Teixeira. He is not sure how far away it is but he can see it. Teixeira hit off of a tee and toss for the third straight day today and all has gone accordingly so far. There is also a plan in place for his return as he works to come back from a..." May 05
New York Post "Mark Teixeira hoped to be back by May 1, which has come and gone. Now the Yankees first baseman, while reluctant to establish a time frame for a potential return, believes he will be back before the start of June. “Absolutely,” Teixeira said, before giving himself some wiggle room. “I hope..." May 04
New York Daily News "Mark Teixeira did tee and toss batting practice Wednesday, the first time he’s done a contact drill since tearing the tendon sheath on his right wrist this spring. “He took some swings, tee and toss, so that’s a move in the right direction,” Yankees’ manager Joe Girardi said. “He said he felt..." May 02
MLB.com "Curtis Granderson had two at-bats in an extended spring game on Wednesday, according to Yankees manager Joe Girardi, and Mark Teixeira also appears to be making progress as he rehabs an injury. One day after Girardi speculated that Teixeira may not be able to return until June, Teixeira tweeted..." May 01
Newark Star-Ledger "As Mark Teixeira continues his prescribed course of rehabilitation, he is still struggling with stiffness in his injured right wrist, and admitted that his optimistic projection for a May 1 return is now “probably not going to happen.” Teixeira has yet to make contact with a baseball. He is..." April 24