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2010 MLB Playoffs: Teixeira’s Performance on the Mark in ALDS Game1

been pretty hard on Mark Teixeira this year.

This can happen when a star slugger of your favorite team also happens to be the No. 1 pick in your big-money fantasy baseball league. It's kind of like doubling down in black jack—payoff is double the pleasure, but losing hurts twice as bad as winning feels good.

And there were times this season when Teixeira hurt me. Badly. You can make the argument he had the worst season of his life. Nearly all his numbers took a steep drop from 2009, including a batting average that plummeted 30 points below his career mark.

Yes, he hit 33 homers and drove in his customary 100 runs, but let's face it, the Great Hambino kid from The Sandlot could probably cross the century mark hitting around this talent.

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