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Mark Teixeira has right wrist surgery

Updated: July 3, 2013, 12:07 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira has had surgery to repair the tendon sheath in his right wrist.

The Yankees said Tuesday that the switch-hitter had the operation Monday at NYU Hospital. The surgery was performed by Dr. Keith Raskin and "went as planned."

The team has previously said Teixeira will miss the rest of the season.

Teixeira was injured in early March preparing for the World Baseball Classic with Team USA. He returned May 31 after missing 53 ...

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