Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Saturday, April 05, 2014

Yankees place Mark Teixeira on DL

Time to trot out…Mike Francesa: “The day the Yankees signed Mark Teixiera is the day the Yankees distanced themselves from the Red Sox for the next decade.”

The New York Yankees placed first baseman Mark Teixeira on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring.

The Yankees made the move prior to Saturday afternoon’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays. Catcher Austin Romine was recalled from Triple-A Scranton to replace Teixeira on the roster.

Teixeira suffered the injury during Friday night’s game in Toronto. The two-time All-Star will undergo an MRI on Monday to determine the severity of the injury, but Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Saturday that he did not believe Teixeira had a “bad strain.”

Repoz Posted: April 05, 2014 at 12:41 PM | 18 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: yankees

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. Dale Sams Posted: April 05, 2014 at 01:22 PM (#4679918)
"He still lasted longer than Youkilis!"
   2. Eric P. Posted: April 05, 2014 at 01:26 PM (#4679923)
Jose Reyes only lasted one at-bat. Tex still has DL East bragging rights.
   3. charityslave is thinking about baseball Posted: April 05, 2014 at 01:28 PM (#4679924)
And so it begins.
   4. Jim Wisinski Posted: April 05, 2014 at 01:52 PM (#4679936)
So Jeter has outlasted Teixeira AND Ryan so far. Given the health problems Brian Roberts has had it could easily come down to Jeter and Johnson for last infielder standing
   5. The John Wetland Memorial Death (CoB) Posted: April 05, 2014 at 02:00 PM (#4679938)
Well, at least it wasn't his wrist ...
   6. bookbook Posted: April 05, 2014 at 02:11 PM (#4679943)
A-Rod is rested and ready.
   7. Jim (jimmuscomp) Posted: April 05, 2014 at 02:44 PM (#4679958)
Man - this is going to be a train-wreck....

The Angels might listen if the Yankees wanted to unload some spare parts (bullpen) for a shiny and healthy Albert Pujols....

He's old, costly and formerly good. So, he'd fit right in....
   8. Rough Carrigan Posted: April 05, 2014 at 03:41 PM (#4679994)
So, Teixeira's only got a charley horse?
   9. Dr. Phil Posted: April 05, 2014 at 06:44 PM (#4680082)
Teix for Pujols, who says no?
   10. asinwreck Posted: April 05, 2014 at 06:59 PM (#4680084)
Results show he wasn't wrong.
   11. Joyful Calculus Instructor Posted: April 05, 2014 at 09:24 PM (#4680134)
[8] With A-Rod suspended have the centaur jokes spread to all Yankee infielders now?
   12. ptodd Posted: April 06, 2014 at 02:18 AM (#4680182)
Yankees might be better without him if they go out and sign Morales
   13. ptodd Posted: April 06, 2014 at 02:19 AM (#4680183)
Solarte -3B, Anna-SS, Sizemore-2B, Johnson -1B might be their If at some point
   14. LionoftheSenate (Brewers v A's World Series) Posted: April 06, 2014 at 06:46 AM (#4680196)
Teixeira is the reason the Angels landed Trout.
   15. Swoboda is freedom Posted: April 06, 2014 at 07:04 AM (#4680197)
I bet Ichiro could play first. (Wait for it). If he wanted to.
   16. deputydrew Posted: April 06, 2014 at 02:42 PM (#4680390)
Tony Kornheiser has said more than once that Teixeira was the best free agent signing in history. I haven't heard that in a few years, but I'm not sure you could have said that at any point in the contract.

The three that come instantly to mind for me are:
Barry Bonds 1993
Greg Maddux 1993
Randy Johnson 1998
   17. Publius Publicola Posted: April 06, 2014 at 04:51 PM (#4680491)
A-Rod is rested and ready.


But is he tanned? He has to be tanned too, you know.
   18. Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play Posted: April 06, 2014 at 05:38 PM (#4680511)
I guess Kornheiser's logic was that they signed Teixeira, they immediately won the World Series, and without his great season they would not have won the World Series. This is also my argument for why Pedro Feliz to the Phillies was the best free agent signing in history. Would they have gone all the way with Eric Bruntlett at the hot corner?

It probably sounded better early in the contract, when it seemed like they were in a new era of dominance.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Dock Ellis on Acid
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogDavid Justice Says Put Barry Bonds in Baseball Hall of Fame Despite Steroid Use Late In Career
(160 - 2:06pm, Aug 30)
Last: The District Attorney

NewsblogOT: The Soccer Thread August, 2014
(880 - 2:05pm, Aug 30)
Last: Biff, highly-regarded young guy

NewsblogDodgers Use Wall of Infielders
(9 - 1:57pm, Aug 30)
Last: Jose Can Still Seabiscuit

NewsblogFG (Zimmerman): Alex Gordon, UZR, and Bad Left Field Defense
(45 - 1:55pm, Aug 30)
Last: Barnaby Jones

NewsblogRockies' Troy Tulowitzki bent on playing shortstop: "I will retire before I move"
(29 - 1:55pm, Aug 30)
Last: puck

NewsblogOMNICHATTER 8-30-2014
(1 - 1:49pm, Aug 30)
Last: The District Attorney

NewsblogOT:  2014 College Football pre-season thread
(47 - 1:42pm, Aug 30)
Last: Lance Reddick! Lance him!

NewsblogOT: Politics, August 2014: DNC criticizes Christie’s economic record with baseball video
(6245 - 1:36pm, Aug 30)
Last: Misirlou's been working for the drug squad

NewsblogWhat's Wrong With Baseball?
(34 - 1:26pm, Aug 30)
Last: bobm

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - August 2014
(377 - 1:16pm, Aug 30)
Last: kpelton

NewsblogThe First Hundred PAs: The Curious Case of Cubs Rookie Javier Baez
(10 - 1:16pm, Aug 30)
Last: Kiko Sakata

NewsblogIndians Sign Russell Branyan
(14 - 12:43pm, Aug 30)
Last: Jim (jimmuscomp)

NewsblogJesus Montero gets heckled by Mariners cross checker during rehab stint
(57 - 12:28pm, Aug 30)
Last: bookbook

Hall of MeritMost Meritorious Player: 1957 Ballot
(5 - 12:05pm, Aug 30)
Last: lieiam

NewsblogAdam Jones says he was joking about 'airport' comment at social media event
(17 - 12:02pm, Aug 30)
Last: BDC

Page rendered in 0.1149 seconds
52 querie(s) executed