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Yankees | Two Yanks have good history in Oakland

Thu, 28 May 2015 10:04:10 -0700

New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez has 21 career home runs at O.co Coliseum, the home of the Oakland Athletics, while 1B Mark Teixeira has 20 career homers there. The Yankees start a four-game series with the A's Thursday, May 28.

Fantasy Tip: Rodriguez ($4,800, 9.6% of cap) has 11 homers on the year, while Teixeira ($4,800) leads the team with 14 dingers in 2015. The Coliseum typically isn't a productive environment for the long ball, though, but facing A's starter Kendall Graveman, who is allowing 1.2 homers per nine innings this year, could be good news for both A-Rod and Teixeira tonight.

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Yankees | Mark Teixeira drives in four runs

Tue, 26 May 2015 20:51:46 -0700

New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira went 2-for-4 with one home run and four RBI against the Kansas City Royals Tuesday, May 26.

Fantasy Tip: Teixeira ($4,800, 9.6% of cap) has been solid at the plate in May and has hit six of his 14 home runs this month. Teixeira will not help owners a lot with his batting average, but he could be an option on FantasyScore because of his power potential.

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Yankees | Mark Teixeira injures toe

Sun, 17 May 2015 20:31:12 -0700

New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (toe) left in the seventh inning against the Kansas City Royals with a bruised right big toe Sunday, May 17. X-rays were negative, and he said his goal was to be in the lineup when the Yankees return to action Tuesday, May 19.

Fantasy Tip: Make sure to check on the status of Teixeira ($4,700, 9.4% of cap) before using him at FantasyScore Tuesday. He isn't a consistent hitter, but with 11 home and 28 RBIs, he has the power to put your lineup over the top if you catch him on the right night.

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Yankees | Mark Teixeira sitting out Tuesday

Tue, 12 May 2015 13:22:41 -0700

New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira is not in the starting lineup Tuesday, May 12. 1B Garrett Jones is starting at first base and hitting eighth in the batting order against Tampa Bay Rays SP Chris Archer.

Fantasy Tip: Jones ($2,100, 4.2% of cap) hasn't been able to get anything going in limited at-bats off the bench this year (.152/.176/.242), and he's a weak play at FantasyScore tonight against Archer, who has developed into one of the best pitchers in the game this season.

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Yankees | Mark Teixeira has lat issue

Tue, 05 May 2015 14:33:34 -0700

New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (lat) is dealing with a minor lat issue but remains in the starting lineup Tuesday, May 5, according to manager Joe Girardi.

Fantasy Tip: Teixeira ($4,400, 8.8% of cap) surely hasn't lacked power in the early going, hitting nine home runs and driving in 20 already. But he's hitting only .202 and isn't of much use to FantasyScore owners if he doesn't go deep. He could go big fly again tonight against Toronto Blue Jays starter Marco Estrada, who is making his first start after being moved out of the bullpen.

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Yankees | Mark Teixeira sitting Monday

Mon, 04 May 2015 13:12:47 -0700

New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira is not in the starting lineup Monday, May 4. 1B Garrett Jones is starting at first base and hitting seventh in the batting order against Toronto Blue Jays SP R.A. Dickey.

Fantasy Tip: Although Jones ($2,100, 4.2% of cap) has struggled in limited duty this year (.167-0-0), he does hit right-handers much better and is 6-for-16 (.375) with an RBI in his career against Dickey. Consider Jones an acceptable under-the-radar value play at FantasyScore this evening.

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Yankees | Mark Teixeira finding power stroke early

Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:58:51 -0700

New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira went 2-for-4 with two home runs and four RBIs in a 6-1 win over the New York Mets Friday, April 24, and he has a career-high seven home runs in April.

Fantasy Tip: Teixeira ($2,700, 5.4% of cap) has four homers in his last five games, and while his batting average remains a dismal .218, he could still make a solid source of cap relief at FantasyScore while he has his power stroke working.

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Yankees | Mark Teixeira out Thursday

Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:31:41 -0700

New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira is out of the lineup Thursday, April 23, against the Detroit Tigers. 1B Garrett Jones is in at first.

Fantasy Tip: Jones ($2,100, 4.2% of your cap) could eventually have spot-start appeal on FantasyScore, but not right now.

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Yankees | Mark Teixeira up to five homers

Wed, 22 Apr 2015 22:32:20 -0700

New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira had a three-run home run Wednesday, April 22, against the Detroit Tigers, his fifth homer of the season.

Fantasy Tip: Teixeira is hitting just .204, but he has five home runs and 13 RBIs to look like his former self. At just $2,700 (or 5.4% of cap) he is a cheap source of power for FantasyScore players.

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Yankees | Mark Teixeira not in lineup

Sat, 11 Apr 2015 07:39:04 -0700

New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira is not in the starting lineup Saturday, April 11.

Fantasy Tip: Alex Rodriguez ($2,600, 5.2% of cap) will be starting at first base for the Yankees Saturday. Rodriguez could be a cheaper option for owners to consider on FantasyScore.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: New York Daily News - Anthony McCarron