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New York Yankees Can Do Big Things with $18.7M Saved from Mark Teixeira’s Salary

class="ui-droppable">Because Mark Teixeira will miss the remainder of the season with a wrist injury he sustained during the World Baseball Classic, the New York Yankees will now only have to pay $3.8 million of his 2013 salary, reports Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com.

The Yankees' own insurance, along with the WBC (World Baseball Classic), will cover the remaining $18.7 million.

In a March piece for FOXSports.com, Ken Rosenthal explained how the WBC can cover MLB teams if players sustain extended injuries while playing for Team USA. Teixeira is the first player to qualify as an "extended" injury case, meaning the Yankees will have to pay significantly less than the $22.5 million he was slated to earn.

Teixeira played just 15 games ...

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