|Teixeira confident Yankees can overcome injuries|
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|Thursday, 07 March 2013 08:57|
The first baseman, hurt on Tuesday, will be until at least early May with a strained right wrist tendon, the latest major setback for the Yankees. New York outfielder Curtis Granderson broke his right forearm when he was hit by a pitch Feb. 24, and be will be sidelined until early May.
``It's going to be more of a challenge now that both of us are down, but I have full confidence that the guys coming in are going to be able to step in,'' Teixeira said during a conference call on Thursday.
Teixeira was hurt swinging a weighted bat Tuesday in an indoor cage during pregame warmups with the U.S. WBC team. He expects to resume limited off-field drills - swinging a bat-one handed and fielding grounders - in the next week or two.