Tag Archives: Mark Teixeira

Yankees already over the luxury tax

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The Yankees have a ton of holes they need to fill on the roster, ranging from shortstop to relief pitching to finding a primary third basemen. However, if the Yankees are going to upgrade their roster, it's going to cost money. Obviously money is not an issue for the Bronx Bombers as they have one of the ...

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Nightly Notes: Smoak, Rodriguez

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With Game 6 of the World Series underway in just a little under an hour, I thought I would leave some nightly notes as we watch what could be the last game of the 2014 season. -- When the Yankees wanted to make a trade for starter Cliff Lee in 2010 with Jesus Montero as their ...

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Video: Foul Territory with Mark Teixeira and Brendan Ryan

It's been a slow day with the Yankees news, but with all the serious news in New York, I thought I would end the day with something to give you a few chuckles. This was one of the episodes of "Foul Territory" I missed earlier in the season where Mark Teixeira had Brendan Ryan as a ...

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Yankees roster has changed dramatically since 2009

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Five years ago today, the New York Yankees won the 2009 American League pennant, advancing to the World Series and defeating the Philadelphia Phillies for their 27th World Series championship, the most in baseball history. The Yankees had one of the most powerful rosters that season and you would think the team wouldn't have changed much ...

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Around The Diamond: First Base

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Yesterday we took a glimpse at the catching situation with Brian McCann and his three potential back-ups. Today, we're going to stroll over 90 feet up the first baseline where the Yankees have one first basemen signed through 2016, no potential backup on the Major League roster but a legitimate option in Triple-A .  1. Mark Teixeira When the Yankees ...

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Sabathia: Rodriguez ‘can come in and contribute’ in 2015

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Yesterday afternoon, CC Sabathia had a book signing at Barnes and Noble for his children's book "CC Claus" (I guess when you're out for the year, you have time to write a children's book) and as you figured, people asked him about his rehab from knee surgery. But the conversation took a slight turn when he ...

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Yankees have work to do as arbitration season rolls in

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When the World Series concludes later this week, the Yankees will begin to shift focus on rebuilding their team with hopes for a chance to play in October next season. This season, the Yankees have seven players who are arbitration eligible but whether the Yankees decide to keep or non-tender the players is anyone's guess ...

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Yankees worry Mark Teixeira’s focus has shifted elsewhere

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Mark Teixeira is one of the highest paid first basemen in all of baseball, he was a pivotal part in the 2009 season and at the time of his signing, fans thought they had one of the best first basemen in the game. However, Mark Teixeira has become more of a headache as his contract goes on, and he's ...

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