Mark Teixeira's injury almost a worst-case scenario for depleted Yankees
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Joe Torre put in a sympathy call Tuesday night to Joe Girardi. As one Yankees manager to another, Torre wanted to offer his condolences for the injury to Mark Teixeira, who suffered a strained wrist tendon on Team USA's watch.
Now that we've learned Teixeira is expected to miss eight to 10 weeks, he might want to send flowers, too.
"That blew me over," Torre said.