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Newark Star-Ledger Jul 29, 2014
Yankees' Mark Teixeira knocks pinch-hit single in first game since back injury

Yankees' Mark Teixeira knocks pinch-hit single in first game since back injury

Teixeira will start at first base Tuesday against Rangers if pain-free

Tex: Can't play through the dings anymore

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Mark Teixeira took batting practice on the field Monday afternoon, ostensibly the final hurdle before he returns to the Yankees lineup after missing eight games -- assuming he does not pinch hit Monday night -- due to a lat strain. Mark Teixeira #25 1BNew York Yankees 2014 STATS GM76 HR17 RBI48 R39 OBP.330 AVG.231 But this should come as a shock to no one -- Tex's days of playing 150-plus games a season, or even 125, are a thing of the past.
New York Daily News Jul 29, 2014
Yankees Insider: Mark Teixeira pinch-hits with no strain

Yankees Insider: Mark Teixeira pinch-hits with no strain

Mark Teixeira returned to action for the first time since July 20, collecting a pinch-hit single in the eighth inning of Monday night’s 4-2 loss to the Rangers.
KFFL Jul 29, 2014

Yankees | Mark Teixeira back in, Brian Roberts sitting

New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (lat) is back in the starting lineup Tuesday, July ...

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