Teixeira Leaves Yankees Game In The Third

NEW YORK (AP) – Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira has left New

York's game against the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night after

just three innings of play.

The Yankees have not given a reason for Teixeira's removal after

he tapped out to the pitcher in the third inning.

Teixeira was grazed on his leg by a pitch from Brian Matusz in

the first and lunged awkwardly to catch a pickoff attempt from

catcher Francisco Cervelli in the top of the third.

Juan Miranda took over at first base in the fourth.


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