Mark Teixeira is going to be out at least until early May with a strained right wrist tendon, the latest major injury setback for the New York Yankees.New York general manager Brian Cashman gave the news after the Yankees were beaten 8-2 by the Dominican Republic World Baseball Classic team on Wednesday.Teixeira was hurt swinging a bat Tuesday in an indoor cage during pregame warmups with the U.S. WBC team. Initially, Teixeira was expected to be out eight to 10 days, but Teixeira was examined by Yankees doctors in New York on Wednesday and a diagnosis of eight to 10 weeks was given.Cashman does not seem inclined to move Kevin Youkilis from third to first. Internal options at first include Dan Johnson. Cashman ruled out having designated hitter Travis Hafner playing in the field.Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer will replace Mark Teixeira on the U.S. team for the World Baseball Classic.• Orioles: Former TCU standout Jake Arrieta, who is competing for the fifth starter’s spot, allowed three hits and one unearned run in three innings and Russ Canzler had two home runs and drove in six runs as Baltimore routed Spain’s WBC team 19-7. • WBC: Alfredo Despaigne hit a three-run homer in the eighth, helping Cuba defeat two-time defending champion Japan 6-3 in Fukuoka, Japan, to finish first in Group A of the World Baseball Classic. ... Miguel Cabrera homered twice for Venezuela’s starting lineup in a 14-10 exhibition victory over the Mets. Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus, Asdrubal Cabrera, Miguel Cabrera, Pablo Sandoval and Carlos Gonzalez combined for 10 hits for Venezuela, which plays the Dominican Republic in a WBC opener tonight in San Juan, Puerto Rico.• Yankees: Phil Hughes (bulging disk) said he is scheduled to throw off a mound Saturday for the first time since being sidelined three weeks ago. • Phillies- Nationals: Roy Halladay said he wasn’t throwing at Tyler Moore after Stephen Strasburg hit Chase Utley with a pitch. Halladay threw behind Moore’s back an inning after Strasburg hit Utley in Philadelphia’s 6-3 win over Washington. Strasburg was charged with two runs on five hits in 3 2-3 innings. He struck out six and walked one.• Cardinals: Former St. Louis star Willie McGee, 54, was hired as a special assistant to the general manager focusing on the minor leagues.