Teixeira out for season, Yanks discuss A-Rod drama

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By MIKE FITZPATRICK, Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Teixeira is out for the season. Brian Cashman regrets his outburst. Alex Rodriguez has a heart-to-heart with owner Hal Steinbrenner.

Happy birthday, Derek Jeter.

On a wild day in Yankees land, with big news coming out of New York — and the weight room in Tampa, Fla. — baseball's most storied franchise paraded three prominent figures in front of a microphone at Yankee Stadium for 45 minutes worth of press conferences Wednesday to discuss a myriad of team issues.

Group therapy? Not really.

Damage control? You bet.

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