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Steinbrenner on Alex Rodriguez: 'He's been a great asset'

...his return from a season-long drug suspension, and his 10 homers and 22 RBI were both second on the team behind Mark Teixeira."If he was healthy, I've always said he'd be a good asset, and he's been a great asset," Yankees owner...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-20/steinbrenner-alex-rodrig
Alex Rodriguez passes Willie Mays on home run list with 661st homer

...home runs list."The slugger pumped his fist as he rounded first base, and fans gave Rodriguez a standing ovation.Mark Teixeira stepped out of the batter's box as the cheers swelled. Rodriguez briefly emerged from the dugout and waved to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-05-07/alex-rodriguez-passes-wi
Alex Rodriguez expects to be 'a little nervous' in return

...the Yankees say they hope he can hit well enough to be a DH. While Rodriguez hopes to back up Headley at third and Mark Teixeira at first, A-Rod hasn't worked out with a first baseman's glove."I am excited for tomorrow," Rodriguez...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-03-03/alex-rodriguez-expects-b
Red Sox-Yankees take part in different kind of marathon - a 19-inning game

...Kelly pitched one-hit ball for seven innings in Boston's 8-4 victory.In Friday's game, Chase Headley and Mark Teixeira, who turned 35 when the clock struck midnight, hit tying home runs for the Yankees during an early-season epic delayed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-04-11/red-sox-yankees-take-par
Jeter gone, A-Rod back and Yanks open vs. Jays as underdog

...third base job to Chase Headley and figures to be primarily a designated hitter and backup to Headley and first baseman Mark Teixeira.A-Rod hit .267 in spring training (12 for 45) with one double, three homers and four RBI.And thus far, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-04-05/jeter-gone-rod-back-and-yanks-ope
Braves: Jenkins opens eyes with Thursday outing

...plus pitch. The depth varied a touch but was mostly very good. His two best curves came on strikeouts of Beltran and Mark Teixeira. If you want to know what a plus hammer curveball is supposed to look like, click those two links. It's a true...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-03-13/braves-jenki
Chicago Cubs break ground of Wrigley Field project

...New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi recently spoke to Rodriguez about picking up first base so he can be a backup to Mark Teixeira, according to general manager Brian Cashman.Rodriguez, who will return next season from a one-year suspension...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-11/chicago-cubs-break-ground-wrigley
New York Yankees not sure what to expect of Alex Rodriguez in 2015 season

...the final three years of his contract.Girardi spoke to A-Rod about potentially playing some first base on days Mark Teixeira is given off."I just wanted to put the thought in his mind," Girardi said. "He said let's talk about it...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-11-11/new-york-yankees-not-sur
Manager Joe Girardi signs four-year deal with Yankees

...kept the Yankees in the playoff chase until late September despite injuries to stars Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira and Curtis Granderson.Girardi has led the team to the playoffs in four of his six seasons, winning the World Series...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-10-09/manager-joe-girardi-sign
St. Louis Cardinals have history of staving off elimination in the postseason

...19 years and finished with an 85-77 record, their poorest since 1992. All-Stars Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira and Curtis Granderson missed much of the season."Well, the No. 1 thing is, and it's not an excuse, the injuries...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2013-10-08/st-louis-cardinals-have-