• Teixeira exits against Jays with left calf strain

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Aug 27, 2012
    "It could be as little as a week, it could be two weeks," Teixeira said. "I don't really know. New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira suffered a Grade 1 strain of his left calf in the Yankees' 8-7 loss to Toronto on Monday. Teixeira has suffered through several bumps and bruises this season, but the calf injury appears to be the most severe. A MRI taken on Monday at New York-Presbyterian Hospital revealed the injury, as Teixeira was forced to leave New York's 8-7, 11-inning loss to the Blue Jays after running the bases in the fourth inning. Instead, they figure to fill in at first base using an arrangement of Nick Swisher, Eric Chavez, Casey McGehee and newcomer Steve Pearce, who was acquired from the Astros on Monday.
    Sources: MLB.com ESPN.com

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