Mark Teixeira RUMORS & NEWS

  • Retiring Teixeira not shy about bat flip and yelling 'blown save' after HR vs. Jays

    CBS Sports "Thanks to a five-run ninth inning, the Yankees beat the Blue Jays on Monday night, 7-5. There were fireworks on several occasions. Early on, they came in the form of two different benches-clearing brushes between the teams thanks to exchanging some pitchers thrown at batters (seriously, guys,..." September 27

  • Teixeira rips PED cheaters, says he almost joined Red Sox

    Fox Sports "He is not as famous as David Ortiz, not as notorious as Alex Rodriguez. Mark Teixeira, too, is retiring, but the Yankees first baseman will be remembered for his career-long excellence on the field and very little off of it. Teixeira, 36, spent 14 years in the majors, making three All-Star..." September 19

  • Teixeira says he won't be traded

    The Score "Mark Teixeira's time with the New York Yankees - and in baseball period - is set to end when the slugger retires at the conclusion of the season, and when he does, it'll likely be in pinstripes. Teixeira was asked Monday if he'd waive his no-trade clause to facilitate a deal with the Miami..." August 16

  • Alex Rodriguez still could be good fit with Marlins, Yankees' Mark Teixeira says

    Newark Star-Ledger "There are a few empty lockers in the back left corner of the Yankees clubhouse. Carlos Beltran used to have a couple stalls there. He's now DHing for the Texas Rangers. That's also where Alex Rodriguez's things were until someone cleared everything out after his farewell game Friday night..." August 16

  • Would Yankees' Mark Teixeira accept trade to contender?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Pinstripes or one last run at glory? As Mark Teixeira announced his retirement on Friday afternoon, the future came up. Not just the long-term, post-baseball future for the Yankees first baseman and his family. But the immediate, short-term future for the rest of this season. After explaining..." August 06

  • Emotional Teixeira confirms he'll retire after season

    The Score "With tears in his eyes and a Yankee logo on his chest, an emotional Mark Teixeira confirmed his plans to retire at the end of the season. "After 14 years, it's time for me to do something else," the New York Yankees first baseman said during a press conference on Friday. "I got to live out my..." August 05

  • Teixeira to retire at end of season

    The Score "New York Yankees slugger Mark Teixeira is expected to announce his retirement Friday, effective at the end of the season, according to ESPN's Buster Olney." August 05

  • Teixeira: Matz hitting me after HR looks really bad

    New York Times "With a parade of veterans leaving, a conga line of prospects arriving and Alex Rodriguez anchored to the bench, it is a head-spinning time in the Bronx. Amid that uncertainty, Mark Teixeira took it upon himself on Wednesday to serve a reminder of Yankee traditions: beating opponents with a..." August 04

  • Robles calls out Teixeira's manhood for alleged sign stealing

    The Score "Mark Teixeira had quite a night Wednesday against the New York Mets and it ended with a bang courtesy of right-hander Hansel Robles, who questioned the manhood of the New York Yankees first baseman for allegedly stealing signs. In the game's sixth inning, Robles looked noticeably rattled by..." August 04

  • Report: Yankees have thought about cutting A-Rod and Mark Teixeira

    CBS Sports "The expectation with the Yankees, who are now five back in the Wild Card (and six back in the division), is that they'll still trade Aroldis Chapman and perhaps a few others by the deadline. But those might not be the most drastic moves made in New York over the coming weeks. According to Jon..." July 21

  • Yankees designate Ike Davis for assignment to clear space for Mark Teixeira

    New York Daily News "To make room for the returning Mark Teixeira, the Yankees designated first baseman Ike Davis for assignment on Saturday. The Yankees signed Davis to a major-league contract on June 13, and he went 3-for-14 with an RBI, a walk and two runs in eight appearances. The move didn’t surprise Davis,..." June 26

  • Yankees' lineup for Saturday vs. Twins; Mark Teixeira off DL, dropped in lineup

    Newark Star-Ledger "Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is off the disabled list and in the lineup for Saturday's 1:05 p.m. against the Minnesota Twins. However, after beginning the season hitting just .180 in 48 games for the Yankees and going 1-for-9 this week in three Triple-A rehab games, the switch-hitter..." June 25

  • Mark Teixeira (knee injury) may be close to return to Yankees' lineup

    ESPN "It appears that veteran first baseman Mark Teixeira is getting closer to a return to the New York Yankees' lineup after a right knee injury has kept him out for the last two weeks. Manager Joe Girardi confirmed on Sunday afternoon that Teixeira is on track for a rehab assignment, most likely in..." June 19