Mark Teixeira: "I'd love to play until I'm 40." Says he feels great now, can DH the last few years of his career.
ESPN "Mark Teixeira has not been able to play a full season in five years, and his next birthday, on April 11, will be No. 36. But he did have a good season in 2015 before it ended abruptly in August due to a broken leg suffered when he fouled the ball off his own shin. At the time, Teixeira was leading..." February 24
Newark Star-Ledger "The proposition, of course, stems from the fact that Yankees' 23-year-old backup first baseman Greg Bird will miss the entire 2016 season because of shoulder surgery he had performed on Tuesday to repair a torn labrum. The problem with Bird's injury isn't so much that he can't play in the Bronx..." February 03
Pinstripe Alley "This is the last year of Mark Teixeira's contract and it will be his last as part of the Yankees organization. After several years of disappointment, we were all ready for his eight-year, $180 million contract to end. His batting average dropped, his health deteriorated, and finally his wrist gave..." January 12
Newark Star-Ledger "Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is almost ready to test his fractured right leg, according to a report from Newsday's Laura Albanese. Teixeira isn't too far from running or performing baseball activities, he said at an event for Harlem RBI Wednesday, the report said. "You never know..." November 05
ESPN New York "The New York Yankees don't know yet who they are going to face in the wild card, but there are some potentially troublesome possibilities. The Yankees, without Mark Teixeira, are really struggling against lefties. On Monday, it was Red Sox lefty Eduardo Rodriguez who shut down the Yankees in..." September 29
New York Post "Mark Teixeira will miss the remainder of the season after an MRI exam revealed a fracture in the injured right leg of the Yankees first baseman. General manager Brian Cashman announced the news Friday at Yankee Stadium before the start of a crucial four-game series against the Toronto Blue..." September 12
New York Post "Mark Teixeira believes he will play again this year but, since his right leg throbs when he walks, this late in the season there is a chance that won’t happen. “In my mind I am playing,’’ Teixeira said Thursday at his locker after leaning a crutch against the wall. Teixeira is scheduled for an..." September 11
The Score "The New York Yankees placed slugger Mark Teixeira on the 15-day disabled list Friday after tests performed earlier this week revealed a deep bone bruise on his right shin. The transaction is retroactive to to August 27, making Teixeira eligible to return for the Yankees' pivotal three-game..." September 04
The Score "New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is expected to miss at least two weeks after an MRI revealed a significant bone bruise on his ailing right leg. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman told reporters prior to Tuesday's game against Boston that Teixeira hasn't improved "at all" since..." September 02
Cashman said Teixeira will miss at least 2 more weeks with the bone bruise. The Yankees have 32 games left.
Sporting News "While the Yankees begin a three-game set with the Red Sox on Monday, ailing first baseman Mark Teixeira will head to New York for further evaluation on his injured right shin. "We're not happy with where he's at,” Yankees manager Joe Girardi said, via the New York Daily News. “Just trying to..." August 31
New York Daily News "Mark Teixeira remained out of the lineup Saturday night, and until the first baseman’s bruised right leg gets significantly better, it’s doubtful he’ll be back on the field even as a pinch-hitter. “I don’t know if I’ll use him; I really don’t,” Joe Girardi said. “Seems like the running..." August 30
MLB.com "A discouraged Mark Teixeira said on Friday that the deep bone bruise in his right leg is not improving, but the Yankees first baseman has been assured that there is no fracture in the leg, only a significant amount of inflammation that will require more rest. Teixeira sustained the injury..." August 29
ESPN New York "New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira, the most productive hitter in their struggling lineup, will miss at least one more game, and possibly more, with a lingering bone bruise on his right shin. "It's not as good as I would have hoped," Teixeira said before Friday night's game against..." August 28
New York Daily News "Mark Teixeira was held out of the Yankees lineup on Thursday for the third consecutive game with a bruised right shin bone. Joe Girardi and GM Brian Cashman indicated optimistically that the All-Star first baseman finally was showing improvement from the bone bruise that has sidelined him this..." August 21
New York Post "The Yankees don’t know when their MVP will return to the lineup as they attempt to hold off the Blue Jays and Orioles in the AL East. Mark Teixeira wasn’t available for a second straight game Wednesday against the Twins at Yankee Stadium because of a bone bruise in his right lower leg. Teixeira..." August 20
ESPN New York "New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said that first baseman Mark Teixeira has a bad bone bruise on his right shin. "Thankfully, it is a bone bruise," Cashman said. "Not thankfully, it is a bad bone bruise so he is day-to-day." Cashman added, "If there were a break in there we..." August 19
Hardball Talk "Yankees first baseman Mark Teixiera hit a game-tying solo home run in the second inning off of Blue Jays starter R.A. Dickey. It’s his 30th home run in what has been a renaissance season. The blast also moved Teixeira into a tie with Mickey Mantle for the most 30-homer seasons as a switch..." August 08
New York Post "Mark Teixeira was so livid over third-base coach Joe Espada telling him to ease up while attempting to score from second base in the eighth inning Monday night against the Rangers, he threw equipment and a garbage can around in the Yankees dugout. “He said, ‘Easy, easy’ twice,’’ said Teixeira,..." July 28
Newark Star-Ledger "The Yankees engineered their second straight walk-off win over the Tampa Bay Rays Saturday, and once again, Mark Teixeira was at the forefront of the team's rally. On Friday, Teixeira crushed a game-tying, three-run blast in the eighth inning and added an RBI single in the 12th to help propel..." July 05
New York Post "Mark Teixeira sat out Wednesday’s win with a stiff neck that he’s been dealing with since the Yankees played in Baltimore last weekend. “His neck’s been bothering him,” manager Joe Girardi said after the Yankees beat the Marlins, 2-1, in The Bronx. “So I gave him the whole day.” Girardi..." June 18
New York Daily News "When the Yankees open the season at Yankee Stadium in April, they won’t just have to deal with questions about their roster, they may also have to deal with the condition of their field. With the New York City Football Club set to open its MLS season in the Bronx on Sunday and scheduled to play..." March 12
Newark Star-Ledger "Are Mark Teixeira's non-baseball interests becoming a problem? They might be, according to ESPN New York's Wallace Matthews, who said one "baseball insider" told him Teixeira might be spending too little time on remaining a top first baseman. From Matthews: A baseball insider I spoke..." October 20
New York Daily News "Mark Teixeira spoke Monday about exchanging text messages with Alex Rodriguez, but it’s a different kind of message – one delivered by Hal Steinbrenner last Wednesday – is the one that seems to be making an impact on the Yankees’ first baseman. Teixeira is once again talking about playing 150..." October 08
New York Daily News "It took more than four months, but the Yankees seem to have finally caught a break. They should have been celebrating a big 5-1 win over Justin Verlander and the Tigers, but instead there was the all-too-familiar hush in the home clubhouse as they wondered how much time Mark Teixeira would miss..." August 07
Teixeira will have the next 3-4 days off with a mild lower lat strain. No DL as of now.
ESPN "Mark Teixeira, who missed three games this week because of inflammation in his surgically repaired right wrist, had to come out of the New York Yankees' game against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday after experiencing more soreness in the same wrist. Teixeira was pulled for a pinch hitter in..." May 31
Mark Teixeira saw surgeon Dr. Keith Raskin, who confirmed that Teixeira is experiencing inflammation in his right wrist. He's day to day.
#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
CBS Sports "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