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Mark Teixeira (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Getting Close: Yankees’ Teixeira Plays In 2nd Extended Spring Game

Teixeira played five innings of defense in Friday’s intrasquad game at the Yankees’ minor-league complex. He says he is ready to return Sunday, the first day he is eligible to be activated from the 15-day disabled list.

04/18/2014

Mark Teixeira (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Mark Teixeira: ‘I Will Be Fully Ready To Play Sunday’

“I’ll be ready Sunday,” the veteran slugger said. “I will be fully ready to play Sunday and will be very disappointed if I don’t.”

04/17/2014

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‘Content’ Hal Steinbrenner Not Expected To Go After Stephen Drew

“I’m pretty content with our infield right now,” Steinbrenner said. “I think guys like Anna and Solarte have been pleasant surprises. Kelly Johnson has been good. Derek’s healthy. So far, so good, but it’s early.”

04/15/2014

Mark Teixeira (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Yanks Place Teixeira On 15-Day DL With Strained Hamstring

The New York Yankees have placed first baseman Mark Teixeira on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring and recalled catcher Austin Romine from Triple-A Scranton.

04/05/2014

Derek Jeter (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images), CC Sabathia (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images), Mark Teixeira (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Sweeny’s Opening Day Thoughts: Yankees’ Season Hinges On Jeter, CC, Teixeira

If all three don’t have bounce-back years it won’t matter what the new guys do. Consider these three guys the core for 2014.

04/01/2014

Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Tanaka Showing A Little ‘El Duque’ And More Yankees Thoughts

This probably isn’t the perfect comparison, but Masahiro Tanaka seems to have an array of pitches somewhat like Orlando “El Duque” Hernandez. And he throws harder.

03/17/2014

Manny Banuelos (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Manny Banuelos Gets Rocked In Yankees’ Loss To Twins

Banuelos surrendered four runs on two hits and two walks in just one inning of work.

03/14/2014

Mark Teixeira (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Sims: How Will Wrist Surgery Affect Mark Teixeira’s Swing?

Will the Yankees first baseman be more guarded batting from the left side? We’ll soon see for ourselves once he hits the field.

02/26/2014

Mark Teixeira (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Teixeira Expects To Bounce Back In Big Way This Season

“There’s not one guy that has to carry this team, but absolutely I expect to hit in the middle of the order, hit 30 home runs and drive in 100 runs,” said the first baseman, who was limited to 15 games last season.

02/17/2014

Mark Teixeira (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Mark Teixeira: ‘Last Year, We Weren’t The Yankees’

The Yankees’ first baseman said he views the team’s down year in 2013 as an aberration. In his mind, an offseason spending spree transformed his team.

02/16/2014

Hiroki Kuroda (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Pitchers And Catchers Report: 5 Things To Know About Yankees Going Into Camp

After missing the playoffs for the second time in 19 years, the Yankees added pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, catcher Brian McCann and outfielders Jacoby Ellsbury and Carlos Beltran for a total commitment of $438 million.

02/14/2014

Derek Jeter and Mark Teixeira (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Teixeira On WFAN: Yankees ‘Can Win It All’ In Jeter’s Final Year

Now we know for sure that Derek Jeter will be retiring after the upcoming season. And if all goes well, Mark Teixeira thinks the Bombers can give their captain an extra-special sendoff.

02/13/2014

SoHo Strength Lab (credit: WLNY)

One Stop Shop For Health: SoHo Strength Lab Offers Gym And Juice Bar Under One Roof

It can be hard to eat healthy and stay fit when you don’t have a lot of time, but what if a health bar and gym were under the same roof?

02/04/2014

Eduardo Nunez, Alex Rodriguez and Mark Teixeira in the Yankees' dugout.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Teixeira: No Winners In ‘Unfortunate’ A-Rod Saga

Mark Teixeira thinks the Alex Rodriguez situation is a lose-lose for everyone involved. “Alex doesn’t win, MLB doesn’t win, the Yankees don’t win,” the first baseman said Monday.

01/14/2014

Yankees manager Joe Girardi, left, and general manager Brian Cashman. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Keidel: Empire Strikes Blank, Yankees Are Too Old And Too Expensive

You may not recognize the new team, but you’ll probably recognize the result: just short of 90 wins, just short of the playoffs, way short of expectations.

12/21/2013

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