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Melky Cabrera Has Not Been As Clutch As You Might Think

most recent article suggested that Brett Gardner should be starting over Melky for the rest of the season, and in the postseason. I even suggested that Melky's postseason roster spot may be more aptly used on Freddy Guzman. I received a lot of negative feedback on that, with a lot of people telling me that I wasn't valuing Melky's clutch hitting enough.

I was planning on writing about how just because Melky has been clutch thus far this season, we can't expect him to continue being clutch going forward. Surprisingly, when I actually took a look at the stats, I discovered that Cabrera hasn't even been particularly clutch this season.

This is just one isolated incident that proves something that everyone should know. While you can learn about a team ...

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