New York Yankees
2015 Avg.
.241
 
Career Avg.
.272
Name  Mark Teixeira
Born  4/11/1980
Height  6-3
Weight  225
Number  25
Position  1B
Bats  S
Throws  R
6/1/2015 11:54:00 AM
Description: Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is a career .297 hitter (19-for-64) with five home runs versus Seattle ace Felix Hernandez.
Insight: No hitter has hit more homers against Hernandez (Nelson Cruz also has five). Teixeira is hitting .239/.360/.568 with 14 home runs and 35 RBI in 163 at-bats this season.
 
5/29/2015 7:17:00 PM
Description: Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is not in the lineup against the Athletics on Friday.
Insight: Teixeira is just getting the day off. He is hitting .239/.360/.568 with 14 home runs and 35 RBI in 155 at-bats this season.
 
5/26/2015 9:42:00 PM
Description: Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira had a homer and four RBI during Tuesday's 5-1 win over Kansas City.
Insight: He went 2-for-4 and scored two runs as well. Teixeira is hitting .243 with 14 homers and 35 RBI overall.
 
5/19/2015 10:36:00 PM
Description: Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira went 2-for-3 with a homer and two walks on Tuesday night.
Insight: his homer has a two-run shot, and he now has 12 home runs and 30 RBI, while batting .258 so far this season.
 
5/19/2015 9:45:00 AM
Description: Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is questionable for Tuesday's game against Washington due to a bruised right toe.
Insight: He took a pitch off the foot on Sunday, but x-rays were negative. Teixeira is now hitting .248 with 11 homers and 28 RBI. That's a solid start for a well-known second-half hitter.
 
5/11/2015 10:38:00 PM
Description: Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira had four hits Monday against Tampa Bay.
Insight: He had a homer and double, along with three runs and two RBI. Teixeira is now hitting .239 with 11 homers and 27 RBI overall.
 
5/8/2015 9:55:00 AM
Description: Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is a career 1-for-12 (.083) with six strikeouts versus Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez.
Insight: Normally a slow starter, Teixeira has gotten off to a solid start in the power categories (10 HR, 25 RBI, .951 OPS), but he should still be avoided in this matchup.
 
5/1/2015 9:50:00 AM
Description: Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is on a hot streak, true, but is in an unfavorable matchup on Friday.
Insight: Teixeira never hit for high average and that is again true this season, but he's already hit eight homers this spring. However, he's just 2-for-17 against Indians hurler Justin Masterson. You should avoid this one today.
 
4/25/2015 7:08:00 PM
Description: Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira was 3-for-4 with an RBI and run in the, 8-2, loss to the Mets on Saturday.
Insight: Teixeira had the only Yankees RBI of the day with a solo home run in the seventh. The team's other run came on a Jacoby Ellsbury's double play. Teixeira started the season very slowly, but he is 5-for-8 in the last two games with three home runs.
 
4/24/2015 9:44:00 PM
Description: Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira smacked two home runs Friday against the Mets.
Insight: He is hitting just .218 this season, yet has seven homers and 17 RBIs thus far. Owners will definitely take that.
 
4/22/2015 10:17:00 PM
Description: Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira blasted a home run Wednesday against the Tigers.
Insight: It was a three-run shot and he now has five homers and 13 RBIs so far this season. Teixeira is hitting just over .200 however.
 
4/12/2015 10:25:00 AM
Description: Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira has been feast or famine in his career against Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz.
Insight: Teixeira is 4-for-25 with eight strikeouts versus Buchholz, but he does have two home runs. Teixeira had Saturday off after the marathon on Friday night, so he should be well rested and ready to go.
 
9/28/2014 10:01:00 AM
Description: Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira has just four hits against Red Sox starter Clay Buchholz in 23 career at-bats, but two of them are home runs.
Insight: Teixeira also has five RBI, two walks and seven strikeouts against the right hander. Like many Yankees, Teixeira has been extremely disappointing this year, hitting .217 with 22 home runs and 61 RBI.
 
9/24/2014 6:03:00 PM
Description: Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira hits 22nd homer in loss to Baltimore.
Insight: It was his 22nd bomb of the year. He had two hitson the day and three RBI. With his inabilty to stay on the field on a consistent basis, Teixeira's best days are behind him.
 
9/23/2014 8:47:00 PM
Description: Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira returned to the Yankees' lineup on Tuesday.
Insight: Teixeira sat out the previous two contests due to soreness in his right wrist, which he had surgically repaired. The first baseman received a cortisone shot to play Tuesday.
 
9/23/2014 3:47:00 PM
Description: Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is dealing with a wrist injury that has plagued him for a while.
Insight: Teixeira has already gone through three cortisone shots this season. It used to be you could count on him for 30 homers like clockwork, but he hit 24 last season and has 21 so far this year. Consider him questionable ... at best. Update - Teixeira is in the starting lineup.
 
9/23/2014 12:15:00 PM
Description: Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is dealing with a wrist injury that has plagued him for a while.
Insight: Teixeira has already gone through three cortisone shots this season. It used to be you could count on him for 30 homers like clockwork, but he hit 24 last season and has 21 so far this year. Consider him questionable ... at best.
 
9/17/2014 4:35:00 PM
Description: Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is back in the starting lineup on Wednesday against the Rays.
Insight: Teixeira is dealing with lingering wrist discomfort. It used to be you could count on him for 30 homers like clockwork, but he hit 24 last season and has 21 so far this year.
 
9/16/2014 5:55:00 PM
Description: Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is not in the starting lineup on Tuesday against the Rays.
Insight: Teixeira is dealing with lingering wrist discomfort according to the New York Daily News. Yankees manager Joe Girardi will count on Teixeira to let the team know when he is ready to return. He is listed as day-to-day.
 
9/5/2014 11:08:00 AM
Description: Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is a lifetime .125 hitter (6-for-48) against Royals starter James Shields with 15 strikeouts.
Insight: Teixeira was 3-for-10 with a game-tying home run in the three-game set with Boston, but this is an extremely unfavorable matchup. He has hit 20 or more home runs for the 11 time in 12 seasons.