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MLB Playoff Race: New York Yankees’ Collapse Shouldn’t Worry Fans

Tuesday night,, the New York Yankees relinquished a 10-game lead in the American League East and now are tied with the Baltimore Orioles for first place. However, fans shouldn't be worried because the Yankees will be playing baseball in October. 

For one thing, Mark Teixeira will be back sometime this month. Having him in the lineup should refresh the offense, and it gives the Yankees a solid hitter, whether he's in the 3, 4 or 5 hole. Before the injury, Tex was batting .255 with 23 HR, 81 RBI and a .335 OBP. New York will greatly benefit from the extra production when he returns. 

He is also one of the league's best defensive first basemen; a countless number of times he's prevented the ball from going into the outfield on a bad hop. ...

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