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Mark Teixeira can’t grip a bat right now

Aug 8, 2014, 5:03 PM EDT

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This is not a repeat from the, oh, half dozen times we’ve posted about Mark Teixeira‘s debilitating health woes over the past couple of years:

This time it’s due to a lacerated left finger that required stitches. He’s still in pain and, if he doesn’t improve soon, will need to be DL’d.

He’s at .230/.333/.447 on the year with 19 homers in 84 games.

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