Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira to retire at end of season

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Saturday, August 6, 2016

Mark Teixeira is expected to announce his retirement later Friday effective at the end of the season, sources told ESPN's Buster Olney.

Teixeira, 36, is a three-time All-Star and five-time Gold Glove winner. His best season came in 2009, his first with the Yankees, when he hit .292 and finished second in AL MVP voting.

The Yankees have scheduled a 3 p.m. ET news conference about Teixeira, although they did not detail the reason.