Mark Teixeira

Yankees manager Joe Girardi (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images) and general manager Brian Cashman (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Time For Yankees To Find New ‘Core’ — And Some Pop In The Lineup

The Yankees begin life without Derek Jeter this week, facing a future full of holes in an offense already among the American League’s worst.

09/30/2014

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

How Will Jeter’s Final Game In The Bronx Unfold? Girardi Doesn’t Even Know

Last year, the manager sent Jeter and Andy Pettitte to the mound with two outs in the ninth inning of New York’s last game at Yankee Stadium to remove Mariano Rivera.

09/23/2014

Derek Jeter stretches with his teammates during batting practice against the Texas Rangers prior to Game 1 of the 2010 ALCS. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Current, Former Yankees Tell Their Favorite Derek Jeter Stories

I asked those who played alongside, managed or coached Jeter along the way for a favorite story or memory, something that stood out when they thought of the captain. This is what they told me…

09/23/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by  Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Like It Or Not, Yankees Need A-Rod’s Bat — At DH

The Bombers’ best lineup next year will have Alex Rodriguez as their full-time DH. Wow, I can’t believe I just said that either.

09/18/2014

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 10:  Brian McCann #34 of the New York Yankees follows through on a two run base hit against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on September 10, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

McCann Homer, Teixeira Triple Help Power Yanks Past Rays, 8-5

Brian McCann homered and drove in three runs, and the New York Yankees used their biggest comeback of the season to beat Tampa Bay 8-5.

09/11/2014

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees throws for the putout at first in the first inning during their game against the Kansas City Royals at Yankee Stadium on September 7, 2014. (Photo by Travis Lindquist/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: What Will Life Without Derek Be For The Yankees?

So as we mull over this year, let us also take a premature look at next year in anticipation of life without Jeter in 2015.

09/08/2014

Chase Headley celebrates after hitting a walk-off home run in the ninth inning to defeat of the Boston Red Sox 5-4 at Yankee Stadium on September 4, 2014. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

‘Magic’ In Bronx Keeps Yankees Within Reach Of Wild Card

Chris Capuano was watching, hoping for some of that old Bronx mojo. And then, boom, Mark Teixeira. Tie game. Boom, Chase Headley.

09/05/2014

Jacoby Ellsbury #22, Mark Teixeira #25, Brian McCann #34 and the rest of the of the New York Yankees wait for Chase Headley #12 after his walk off home run in the ninth inning to defeat of the Boston Red Sox 5-4 during a MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on September 4, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Teixeira, Headley Lift Yankees Over Red Sox 5-4

Mark Teixeira and Chase Headley hit solo home runs off Koji Uehara in the ninth inning, and the New York Yankees stunned the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Thursday night to bolster their slim playoff hopes.

09/04/2014

Carlos Beltran (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Where Are The Bombers? Yanks’ Offensive Struggles To Linger Beyond ’14

Mark Teixeira, Carlos Beltran and Brian McCann are in decline. It’s as simple as that.

09/04/2014

Curtis Granderson  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Ranking The 10 Most Disappointing Local Baseball Players Of 2014

The Bombers spent nearly $500 million in the offseason and this was the year that the Mets were finally expected to contend. Let’s just say it hasn’t worked out for either party.

09/04/2014

Derek Jeter (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Make No Mistake, The Yankees’ Once-Mighty Empire Is Crumbling

With 44 games remaining, the Yankees do not possess the fear-inducing aura of Bronx Bombers teams of recent vintage. And unless the front office changes its philosophy, it’s only going to get worse.

08/13/2014

Shane Greene (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images), Rick Porcello (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Yankees Set To Face One More Big Arm In Tigers’ Porcello

After beating the second of Detroit’s three Cy Young Award winners, the Yankees have one more tough pitcher to deal with on Thursday.

08/07/2014

Mark Teixeira  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Dizziness Forces Mark Teixeira To Sit Out Yankees’ Win

“I felt fine all day … and all of a sudden, I started getting really dizzy, nauseous, the room started spinning,” the first baseman said Monday night.

08/05/2014

Mark Teixeira #25 of the New York Yankees rounds the bases after hitting a homerun in the fifth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on August 2, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Jeter Leads Yankees Over Red Sox, 6-4

Derek Jeter had a two-run double, Mark Teixeira hit a solo homer and New York’s bullpen worked 4 1-3 solid innings, leading the Yankees to a 6-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox.

08/02/2014

Mark Teixeira (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Teixeira: I Just Can’t Play Through The Injuries Anymore

Father Time catches up with all of us. Mark Teixeira is no different — and he knows it.

07/29/2014

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