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Mark Teixeira returns to lineup

Updated: August 21, 2012, 1:40 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews | ESPNNewYork.com

CHICAGO -- Mark Teixeira returned to the New York Yankees' lineup Monday night after missing three games over the weekend with soreness and inflammation in his left wrist.

Teixeira batted cleanup and played first base in the opener of a three-game series between the Yankees and Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field. Teixeira went 2-for-4 with two RBIs in a 9-6 loss.

Manager Joe Girardi, who was expected to delay announcing his lineup until after Teixeira took batting practice, ...

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