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Mark Teixeira Injury Update: First Baseman Not In Sunday Lineup, Hopes To Return Monday

New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is out of the lineup for the third straight game Sunday due to a wrist injury. The Yankees are finishing up a three-game set with the Boston Red Sox on Sunday at Yankee Stadium.

Teixeira is hoping to return to the lineup for Monday's game against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field.

Here's the lineup the Yankees will use Sunday against Boston at 8 p.m.:

Derek Jeter SS
Nick Swisher 1B
Robinson Cano 2B
Curtis Granderson CF
Eric Chavez 3B
Raul Ibanez LF
Russell Martin C
Ichiro Suzuki RF
Casey McGehee DH

Hiroki Kuroda (11-8, 3.06 ERA) will get the start for the Yankees while Josh Beckett (5-10, 5.19 ERA) will take the hill for the Red Sox. The Yankees and Red Sox have split the first two games of the series.

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