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  1. The Yankees just threw some major shade at the Cubs on TwitterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Chicago Sun-Times

    National League All-Star Kris Bryant #17 of the Chicago Cubs talks with American League All-Star Mark Teixeira #25 of the New York Yankees during the 86th MLB All-Star Game at the Great American Ball Park on July 14, 2015 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The American League defeated the National League 6-3.

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  2. Could star rookie push Yankees' Brian McCann for playing time?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    ... right-field short porch. Finally completely comfortable in New York, and batting behind Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira and Carlos Beltran for at least one more season, McCann won't feel a ton of pressure to produce, which will also help him focus on ...

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  3. 50 reasons to be excited for baseball seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Washington Nationals

    ... 17 doubles to enter the club, Ortiz needs 16. 5. Switch-hitters/teammates Carlos Beltran (392 homers) and Mark Teixeira (394) join the 400-homer club. Only three other switch-hitters -- Mickey Mantle, Eddie Murray and Chipper Jones -- have reached ...

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  4. Broken WingRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | Baseball Musings

    ... in Tampa, he felt problems again." This does not impact the Yankees plan that much at the moment, since Mark Teixeira is expected to play first this year. Without Bird, however,the Yankees don't have a great backup plan if the annual Teixeira injury ...

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  5. Yanks 1B Greg Bird to have season-ending shoulder surgeryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Contra Costa Times

    ... May. Bird, who turned 23 in November, made his big league debut on Aug. 13 and took over at first base when Mark Teixeira got hurt. Bird hit with 11 homers, 31 RBIs and nine doubles in 157 at-bats while hitting .261. He had been viewed as protection ...

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  6. Is Juan Uribe a Fit for the New York Yankees?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Yanks Go Yard

    ... to log major league playing time in 2016, he was still first in line to be called up should the oft-injured Mark Teixeira go down with another injury. Now, without the Bird option, all signs point to the Yankees using infield utility-man Dustin ...

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  7. Smyly beats Rays in arbitrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Examiner.com

    ... trade partner could be the New York Yankees, since they've lost Greg Bird for the season (back-up for Mark Teixeira ) following surgery to repair a torn labrum. Kevin Kiermaier stepped up to the plate not to hit a baseball, but instead to fork down ...

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  8. POLL: Which Yankees player is most likely to win a Gold Glove in 2016?Read the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | KTIK-AM Boise

    No Yankees won Gold Gloves last year, though a couple were close.Shortstop Didi Gregorius was the second-most efficient defender in the American League and first baseman Mark Teixeira was as good of candidate as any before he broke his leg on August 17.Can Ellsbury stay healthy in 2016?Can either of those players, or someone else, snag a gold Rawlings trophy next November? Generously, the Yankees have four players who have a chance.Across the board last year the Yankees ranked 13th out of 15 teams in defensive efficiency, posting a -15.9 rating.

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  9. Could the Yankees lavish Bryce Harper with $500 million in 2018?Read the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | KTIK-AM Boise

    ... paying higher prices for, they're biding time until a few big contracts fall off the books-Carlos Beltran and Mark Teixeira next year, Alex Rodriguez and CC Sabathia the following.Will they make a big splash next year? Maybe not, as next year's free ...

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  10. State of the Lineup and Opinions/AnalysisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Pinstripe Alley

    ... He can still put up the same numbers as he did last year. I think we are good catcher-wise. 1st Base: Mark Teixeira Okay. I like Tex, we all like Tex. But everybody knows, he gets injured. Every year. He hasn't played a full season of baseball since ...

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  11. MLB Spring Training: New York Yankees Full PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Call to the Pen

    Jul 22, 2015; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez celebrates with first baseman Mark Teixeira after hitting a home run against the Baltimore Orioles in the fifth inning at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports The New York Yankees were a tough team to read heading into last year, and despite a disappointing finish in the Wild Card game, they by most accounts exceeded expectations.

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  12. Ranking the Yankees' least desirable contracts :0Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | New York Post

    Not long ago, if you told the Yankees they could get amnesty for Mark Teixeira's contract - essentially remove him and the final season of his eight-year contract with the only return being $22.5 million in savings - they would have asked without hesitation where they sign up for that. This is not because Teixeira is a bad player.

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  13. New York Yankee First Baseman Mark Teixeira Will Not Have To Play Catch-Up This SeasonRead the original story

    May 9, 2011 | Just The Sports

    For the first time in his three seasons with the New York Yankees, first baseman Mark Teixeira will not have to spend every month of the baseball season after April playing catch-up so he can match his career numbers. Instead, all he has to do for the rest of this regular season is to match the production he had over his great first month of the season.

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  14. Bird updates status from hospital bedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | New York Yankees

    ... hitter batted .261/.343/.529 with 31 RBIs over 46 games, taking over the starting duties at first base after Mark Teixeira was lost for the season to injury. 10/1/15: Greg Bird hammers Jean Machi's offering into the Yankees bullpen, giving New York ...

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  15. Greg Bird's long recovery begins nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | New York Post

    ... to start the season with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, but was also the team's top insurance policy if Mark Teixeira suffered an injury. Bird did well when called upon in that situation last August, filling in for Teixeira after he suffered a ...

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  16. Should the New York Yankees target Juan Uribe?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | YESNetwork

    ... to back up at third base, which would in turn allow Chase Headley to take some reps at first base to alleviate Mark Teixeira from overwork. Brian McCann wouldn't have to put any miles on his odometer at first base, and the veteran Headley could take ...

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  17. Yankees' Greg Bird all smiles in post-surgery Instagram photoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | NJ.com

    ... for a bat. Bird hit 11 home runs in 46 games last year when he was called up from the big leagues to replace Mark Teixeira who broke his leg on August 17. There are several drawbacks to Bird's injury but beyond the obvious is that he will spend the ...

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  18. Hype may be down, but Yankees still contenders in AL EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Double G Sports

    ... last season, second in MLB to the Blue Jays, largely thanks to unexpected resurgences from Alex Rodriguez and Mark Teixeira. Can fans and the front office expect repeat performances from a 40-year-old and 36-year-old? It's a dubious proposition at ...

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  19. Could Yankees' Mark Teixeira be around in 2017? Maybe nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    Maybe a stopgap option? Maybe that's Teixiera?? The proposition, of course, stems from the fact that Yankees ' 23-year-old backup first baseman Greg Bird will miss the entire 2016 season because of shoulder surgery he had performed on Tuesday to repair a torn labrum. The problem with Bird's injury isn't so much that he can't play in the Bronx this year-he was slated to start the year in Triple-A anyway-but that he is going to lose a year of maturation and development.

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  20. Sweeny: Yankees' 2017 Solution For First Base May Be A Familiar FaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | CBS Local

    ... last August he was not even viewed as a favorite to make this year's opening day roster. With a healthy Mark Teixeira back as the starting first baseman and the more versatile Dustin Ackley as his backup, the Yankees determined months ago that Bird ...

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