On The Herd: Tex injury could be "serious"

August, 28, 2012
8/28/12
11:27
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I popped on The Herd with Colin Cowherd this morning during his "Spanning The Globe" segment to talk about Mark Teixeira. Calf injuries are tough to predict so there is no way of knowing if it will be one week or two or more. The schedule right now is unforgiving because things are about to become really tight or the Yankees could very well open this thing up and sleep easy in September.

After today and tomorrow against the Jays, the Yankees face the Orioles for three this weekend before embarking on a 10-game, three city road trip. First, it is three in Tampa, then four in Baltimore before an off day and then three in Boston.

If Teixeira misses all these games, which there is a good chance he could, then the Yankees are losing their top RBI guy.
Andrew Marchand is a senior writer for ESPNNewYork. He also regularly contributes to SportsCenter, Baseball Tonight, ESPNews, ESPN New York 98.7 FM and ESPN Radio. He joined ESPN in 2007 after nine years at the New York Post. Follow Andrew on Twitter »

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TEAM LEADERS

BA LEADER
Jacoby Ellsbury
BA HR RBI R
.271 16 70 71
OTHER LEADERS
HRM. Teixeira 21
RBIJ. Ellsbury 70
RB. Gardner 82
OPSB. Gardner .752
WM. Tanaka 12
ERAH. Kuroda 3.77
SOH. Kuroda 137