Mark Teixeira speaks on wrist injury

03/07/2013 1:37 PM ET
By Staff
Mark Teixeira spoke to the media on Thursday for the first time since straining the ECU tendon in his wrist, an injury that is expected to keep the Gold Glover out of action until sometime in May. Here are some highlights of the briefing, courtesy of a series of Tweets from YES Network analyst Jack Curry:

Prior to the Yankees’ game in Jupiter, Fla., on Thursday afternoon, manager Joe Girardi said that Dan Johnson and Juan Rivera would be the first in-house options given a chance to replace Teixeira with an occasional cameo from Kevin Youkilis – and in his own media briefing, Youk had a little fun with reporters on the subject. comments