Mark Teixeira leaves with bruised thumb

Updated: August 29, 2010, 2:21 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

CHICAGO -- Mark Teixeira left U.S. Cellular Field on Saturday night with a thick wrap around his right hand and questions regarding when he would be able to play again.

Teixeira removed himself from Saturday night's New York Yankees win over the Chicago White Sox after the top of the third inning with a sore and swollen right thumb that reduced him, he said, to a one-armed bandit at the plate. "I wasn't going to do the team any good tonight,'' he said. "We'll see how it feels [Sunday].''

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