Sun, 10 Aug 2014 08:23:22 -0700
Updating a previous report, New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (finger) is in the team's starting lineup Sunday, Aug. 10, and will bat fourth.
Fantasy Tip: With Teixeira back in the lineup, you can get him back in your lineups in daily leagues.
Sun, 10 Aug 2014 08:21:48 -0700
New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (finger) may play Sunday, Aug. 10, if he gets through batting practice without issue, according to manager Joe Girardi.
Fantasy Tip: Check back after batting practice is complete. If Teixeira is back in the lineup, get him back into your daily league lineups.
Sat, 09 Aug 2014 07:20:23 -0700
New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (finger) said he tried to hit off a tee Saturday, Aug. 9, and it was very painful, but he hopes that he will not need to be placed on the 15-day disabled list. He indicated his finger is about 50 percent at this point.
Fantasy Tip: Even though he hopes to avoid the disabled list, there is a chance he is placed on it if he does not improve over the next few days. Chase Headley could play first base if Teixeira is out of the lineup and should be owned in all AL-only leagues and could be an option in mixed leagues.
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 18:04:11 -0700
New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (finger) hit soft toss and balls off a tee before the game Friday, Aug. 8, and hopes the soreness will go away if he moves around. He likely will be out of the lineup for several days, because he has not taken part in batting practice and is not sure if the injury would affect his defense.
Fantasy Tip: Teixeira probably will not play this weekend and could miss several days next week because of the injury. Owners in weekly leagues can consider benching Teixeira next week since it is not known how many games he will be able to play.
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 13:04:14 -0700
New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira's (finger) finger is improving, but he will not play Friday, Aug. 8, according to manager Joe Girardi.
Fantasy Tip: Teixeira isn't even able to take batting practice. He is still considered day-to-day by the team. Fantasy owners should be preparing to b
Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:25:13 -0700
New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (finger) is considered day-to-day after receiving stitches in his pinky finger. He is not in the lineup Thursday, Aug. 7, and will not be available off the bench.
Fantasy Tip: Teixeira could take a few days off to allow the injury to heal, but it does not sound like he will need to go on the disabled list at this time.
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 20:36:48 -0700
Updating a previous report, New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (finger) received stitches for a laceration on his left pinkie, but X-rays were negative. Manager Joe Girardi said he will not play Teixeira Thursday, Aug. 7.
Fantasy Tip: Fantasy owners should reserve Teixeira immediately in all leagues which allow daily transactions. If he is unable to return this weekend, weekly owners will want him reserved for the upcoming week as well.
Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:32:28 -0700
New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (hand) left the game Wednesday, Aug. 6, against the Detroit Tigers due to an apparent hand injury.
Fantasy Tip: Fantasy owners have to be getting sick of this by now. It's another day, another injury for Teixeira. You know the drill. Reserve him in all fantasy leagues until he can return and prove his health without any setbacks.
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 13:05:52 -0700
New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (head) is returning to the starting lineup Tuesday, Aug. 5.
Fantasy Tip: Feel safe to return Teixeira to your daily lineups this evening.
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 09:08:23 -0700
New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (head) hopes to return to the lineup Tuesday, Aug. 5, after receiving IV fluids for light-headedness before the game Monday, Aug. 4.
Fantasy Tip: It's probably a bit risky to go with Teixeira in your daily lineups tonight. If you do, make sure to check the team's official starting lineup before setting it for good.