Mark Teixeira is going to announce his retirement this afternoon, effective at the end of this season. I’m the Yankees fan on staff, so when the news came out, Ley asked me what my favorite Tex moment was. I was at a loss.
It’s been a resurgent season for Mark Teixeira and the first-place Yankees, but that doesn’t mean he still can’t get frustrated. A combination of Leonys Martin’s defense and an underzealous third-base coach had Teixeira taking out his anger on objects both animate and inanimate.
I had no idea that Mark Teixeira has a fake talk show, which comes off as some kind of cross between Between Two Ferns and The Chris Farley Show, and I am upset about that because Foul Territory with Mark Teixeira is pretty funny. This is a surprising development, as I always just assumed that Mark Teixeira had the…
Or: why payroll size matters less than what you do with it.
Harry is in New York today, and he took part in a youth clinic in Harlem with Mark Teixeira. I can't think the prince has played much baseball in his life, but he got some good wood on that one. Or maybe Teixeira's just a horrible pitcher.
The New York Yankees are not getting along very well with Jerry Meals. Last week, the New York Daily News compared Meals to legendary goat Jeffrey Maier, and the usually robotic Mark Teixeira was moved to say Meals's out call in the ninth was "terrible"—he even said, " "Sometimes you wonder if the umpires are just…
Must be pretty nice being Spike Lee: front row seats to the Knicks, moat-protected seats at Yankee Stadium, always at the games so he doesn't have to listen to announcers like Michael Kay make terrible puns with one of his more famous films.
And so we have an early indication of why Mark Teixeira chose the Yankees over the Orioles this offseason. Game 3 of the series today at Camden Yards: Good seats still available.
It's hard to imagine an opening day that could have gone better for the Orioles, and that doesn't just include the torrent of abuse they let loose on "Treasonous Tex."
The weather looks fine for the Orioles home opener today against the Yankees (4 p.m., ET), with the forecast calling for scattered clouds, variable winds and a 95 percent chance of heavy cursing at Mark Teixeira.
Time to meet Leigh Teixeira, whom I fully expect to be sitting in a folding chair right next to first base during every inning that husband Mark plays this season.
"The New York Yankees have reached a preliminary agreement with first baseman Mark Teixeira for $180 million over eight years. A person familiar with the negotiations disclosed the agreement, which is subject to a physical."[Boston.com]
Well it was fun pretending that Mark Teixeira had chosen the Mets. But the Washington Times is reporting that a real announcement is close — like today close — and that the choice is ...
Mark Teixeira supposedly about to sign with someone, but no ones knows with whom, or for how much. So let's pretend it's the Mets. [SI.com]
Boston out of the Mark Teixeira market after he calls its $180 million, eight-year offer chicken feed. [Boston Herald]
Our economy is in shambles, global warming threatens the planet and they're throwing loafers at us in Iraq. But if someone could just sign Mark Teixeira, the rest would fall neatly into place.