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Mark Teixeira: What Teixeira’s Hot Start Means for the NY Yankees

like summer has come early for Mark Teixeira this year.  After two abysmal starts to the past two seasons, Teixeira is starting off 2011 very strong.  The Yankees first basemen, hitting his fourth home run of the season in just his fifth game, looks very comfortable up at the plate and is doing a lot better than he usually does in the month of April.

April has always a terrible month for Teixeira throughout his entire career.  In his first two seasons with the Yankees, Teixeira put up a .200 average in 2009 and a .136 in 2010.  He also had only three home runs throughout the entire month in 2009 and only two in 2010. 

This year, however, is very different.  Teixeira is hitting much better; with a .364 ...

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