Mark Teixeira 'possible' for Sunday

Updated: April 17, 2014, 1:53 AM ET
By Danny Knobler | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees could get first baseman Mark Teixeira back in the lineup as soon as Sunday.

Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Wednesday night that Teixeira is scheduled to play three innings in a minor league game Thursday. Girardi said Teixeira took a full batting practice Wednesday at the Yankees complex in Tampa, and also ran the bases.

"Sunday is definitely a possibility," Girardi said.

Teixeira, who missed most of last season with a wrist injury, played ...

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