Rangers, Mark Teixeira share in win-win

With Elvis Andrus and Neftali Feliz, Texas reaps benefits of dealing star first baseman

Updated: October 15, 2010, 10:40 AM ET
By Richard Durrett | ESPNDallas.com

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Mark Teixeira arrived in Atlanta hours after he was dealt at the 2007 trade deadline from the Texas Rangers to the Braves and was greeted by team leader Chipper Jones.

"He goes, 'You know, we gave up our four best prospects for you,'" Teixeira said.

No one was too sure of that assessment at the time, but those prospects helped build the foundation for the Rangers' playoff success three years later.

Teixeira will be at first base when the Rangers host ...

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