Tex responds to Padilla

July, 8, 2012
7/08/12
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Mark Teixeira responded to Vicente Padilla, who said Teixeira should play a "women's game" and that Teixeira had a problem with Latin teammates.

"I ask you guys to interview every one of my Latin teammates in this clubhouse right now and ask them," Teixeira said. "That's why it is funny because it is completely erroneous. That's a good word."

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TEAM LEADERS

WINS LEADER
Masahiro Tanaka
WINS ERA SO IP
12 2.51 135 129
OTHER LEADERS
BAJ. Ellsbury .271
HRM. Teixeira 21
RBIJ. Ellsbury 70
RB. Gardner 81
OPSB. Gardner .750
ERAH. Kuroda 3.77
SOH. Kuroda 137