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Mark Teixeira strains left calf

Updated: August 28, 2012, 1:39 AM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira suffered a Grade 1 strain of his left calf in the Yankees' 8-7 loss to Toronto on Monday.

Manager Joe Girardi said he doesn't expect Teixeira to play in the rest of this series, and possibly not the next one either.

"It could be seven days, it could be two weeks," Teixeira said after the game.

The first baseman initially suffered the injury while running out of the batter's box on a foul ball in the fourth. ...

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