Mark Teixeira in lineup vs. Red Sox

Updated: June 9, 2011, 12:22 AM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees had their usual "Entourage" of power hitters at the top of their lineup on Wednesday night.

Mark Teixeira, who was forced to leave Tuesday night's game after being hit by a 90-mph fastball from Boston Red Sox left-hander Jon Lester in the bottom of the first inning, batted third and played first base when the Yankees took on their American League East rivals Wednesday night in the Bronx.

"It was one of those things I knew was there," ...

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