Recovery time is projected at six months. Teixeira said he’d likely have the surgery next week.
Brian Cashman says surgery remains an option for Mark Teixeira after a cortisone shot didn’t do much to help his aching right wrist.
The good news is that the Yankees are just 3 1/2 games out of first place. The troubling news is that they’re just four games out of last.
Kevin Youkilis needs back surgery and Mark Teixeira returned to the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday with an aching right wrist, the latest injury setbacks for the depleted New York Yankees.
Brian Cashman insists he’s not angry with Kevin Long. But the Yankees GM didn’t too happy with him either when discussing Mark Teixeira’s wrist woes.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says he’s leaning toward putting Teixeira on the DL. Cashman spoke on a conference call on Monday, an off-day for New York before it hosts the Los Angeles Dodgers in a two-game series.
“That’s a good thing,” Joe Girardi said before the team’s 6-5 win over the Los Angeles Angels. “If he was to re-tear it, that would probably be it for the season.”
There’s an advantage to all this. More beach time for the fans, who will be unencumbered by such mundane things as division and wild card races.
Clearly, Mark Teixeira played too soon when he returned from the DL in late May. Why should the Yankees make the same mistake now?
Positive news for the Yankees — an MRI only revealed inflammation in Mark Teixeira’s right wrist.
Teixeira flied out to right and fouled out to third before leaving Saturday’s game after aggravating his right wrist.
From the moment that spring training opened until today, the Mets were pegged to be bad and the Yankees looked like a team that would struggle to reach October. Three months later, that’s exactly who they are.
Andy Pettitte was in fine condition as the Yankees beat the Mariners at Safeco Field on Saturday.
The Yankees desperately needed someone to fill the power void — and that man appears to be Mark Teixeira.
Steinbrenner can repeat “innocent until proven guilty” all he wants as far as the current investigation goes. If nothing else, A-Rod suffers from guilt by association.