There have been multiple reports of Mark Texeiria being “stiff” or maybe being behind schedule. But we’ll know soon enough:
Joe Girardi said Mark Teixeira will play sometime at the end of next week. #Yankees
— Jorge Castillo (@jorgeccastillo) February 26, 2014
Teixeira’s effectiveness may be one of the more important things for the Yankees this year. If he hits even close to the way he used to, the Yankees are a strong contender. If he doesn’t or if he misses a lot of time, there’s a lot more pressure.