Report: Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira says he will play again this season

Thursday September 10th, 2015

New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira says he will play again this year, according to a report by the New York Post's Joel Sherman.

The report added, however, that the five-time Gold Glover says he still has pain when he walks.

The Yankees placed Teixeira on the disabled list on Sept. 4 with a right shin bone bruise, which was retroactive to Aug. 27. He went on crutches because of the injury, and received two injections on Sept. 8 to calm nerve issues.

Teixeira has not appeared in a game for the Yankees since Aug. 26. He was originally sidelined for a week with the injury after fouling a ball off his leg during New York's Aug. 17 game against the Minnesota Twins.

Teixeira has hit .255 with 31 home runs and 79 RBIs in 111 games this season.

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