Friday, April 29, 2011
Tex won't stop diving
By Wallace Matthews
Mark Teixeira, who returns to the lineup tonight after missing a game because he jammed his right shoulder diving for a ball Tuesday night against the White Sox, said the injury won't stop him from diving for another one tonight if necessary.
"Hey, I’m gonna dive,'' he said. "That's theway I play. I throw my body around a lot. I weigh 225 pounds. Sometimes when you land on hard dirt, or land on bases, or run into walls, whatever it may be, sometimes you get bruised up. But I’m not gonna change the way I play.''