(CBS) As the Yankees continue their search to replace first baseman Mark Teixeira, the team has reportedly asked former Cubs first baseman Derrek Lee to come out of retirement.

According to a report from the New York Times, no deal is pending, but talks are ongoing.

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Lee, 37 last played in 2011, when he split time between the Pirates and Orioles. He hit .267 with 19 home runs in 113 games.

Teixeira strained a tendon in his right wrist and is expected to miss roughly two months.

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