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Keep Your Faith in Mark Teixeira

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When the Yankees signed Mark Teixeira about a year and a half ago one of the first things we were told about him was that he is a very slow starter, and then he showed it by putting up a .738 OPS last April. Then we saw him rebound by putting up a 1.138 OPS in May, and we never looked back.

So this season when Teixeira only managed a .559 OPS in the first month nobody was really concerned. Why should we be, most of us thought, he’ll rebound in May. That’s partially true, he did improve his OPS by almost .300 points to .840 for the month.

The problem is that his April 2010 was definitely worse than ...

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