Mark Teixeira joins ESPN as baseball analyst

FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2016 file photo, New York Yankees' Mark Teixeira grounds out at bat against the Baltimore Orioles in the second inning of a baseball game, in New York. Teixeira will work as an ESPN analyst following his retirement as a player. ESPN said Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017,  it had reached a multiyear agreement with the three-time All-Star first baseman.  (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek, File)

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) Mark Teixeira will work as an ESPN analyst following his retirement as a player.

ESPN said Tuesday it had reached a multiyear agreement with the three-time All-Star first baseman. Teixeira will appear on baseball studio coverage, anchor show ”SportsCenter” and ESPN radio.

The 36-year-old Teixeira hit 409 home runs for Texas (2003-07), Atlanta (2007-08), the Los Angeles Angels (2008) and the New York Yankees (2009-16).