Posted June 18, 2013

Yankees place first baseman Mark Teixeira on DL with wrist injury


Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is back on the disable list with a wrist injury. (Diamond images)

The New York Yankees placed first baseman Mark Teixeira on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to June 16, with right wrist inflammation, the team announced.

The team recalled right-hander Adam Warren to take Teixeira’s roster spot. Teixeira suffered the injury to the tendon sheath in his wrist in March. He played only 15 games before re-injuring the wrist, hitting .151 with three home runs in 51 at-bats.

Teixeira had an MRI over the weekend and it did not reveal any new damage in the wrist, but he was given a cortisone shot.

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Gonna end up being a lost year for them.  They played great out of the gate but they have been sliding...  They are too old.  They need the "new" or "next" Jeter, Arod, Tex, C.C. etc... as these guys and others aren't going to get the Yankees where they want to go...