MRI Reveals Mark Teixeira Doesn’t Have A Wrist Tear, Only Inflammation
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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The Yankees survived a scare after an MRI revealed that first baseman Mark Teixeira only developed inflammation in his right wrist.
WFAN’s Sweeny Murti confirmed that Teixeira took a cortisone shot and that he would return on Wednesday at the earliest.
Teixeira had MRI and took cortisone shot for inflammation in right wrist. No DL yet. Prob out until Wed at earliest.—
Sweeny Murti (@YankeesWFAN) June 16, 2013
Teixeira exited Saturday’s game against the Los Angeles Angels in the fourth inning. Manager Joe Girardi said during last night’s FOX broadcast that Teixeira “doesn’t feel like he has the snap in his swing.” David Adams came off the bench to replace Teixeira.
Since coming off the disabled list May 31, Teixeira has gone 8-for-53 and was hitless in his last 12 at-bats. The Yankees went on to lose Saturday 6-2. Teixeira is batting .151 with 3 home runs and 12 RBIs in 15 games this season.
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