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Mark Teixeira calls Vicente Padilla’s comments ‘crazy’

Rolling his eyes at some points and laughing at others, Mark Teixeira shook off a barrage of insults and accusations from Red Sox reliever and former teammate Vicente Padilla before Sunday night’s game.

Offended and incredulous, Teixeira responded to comments Padilla made after Saturday’s doubleheader, accusing Teixeira of mistreating his Latin teammates while they played together in Texas and also saying Teixeira once threatened to hit him with a bat.

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