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Mark Teixeira expected back at first base on Monday
TORONTO — Barring the unforeseen, expect Mark Teixeira back at first base Monday night against the Red Sox.
“I’ll talk to him first to see [if he prefers] first or DH, but my thinking is first base,” Joe Girardi said before Sunday’s game.
Teixeira has missed the last 19 games with the calf strain he re-aggravated Sept. 8 in Baltimore. Previous to that Teixeira, hitting .255 with 23 homers...