Via the WSJ –
Teixeira’s doctors have told him that it will take a year for the wrist to feel fully normal, and that the tightness will likely remain throughout. It should improve, however, with every therapy session he completes and every swing he takes.
“I’m expecting until June, and maybe even through this entire season, it’ll be a little tight,” Teixeira said.
Brilliant move. Lay the groundwork now for an excuse in case you stink during the first three months of the season. And, if you happen to play well, it’s a miracle! Hallelujah!