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Should the Yankees Consider Benching Mark Teixeira?

face it, this season, Mark Teixeira has clearly not been the same hitter he was last season.

With his staggering batting average now down to .215, and his on base percentage at a lowly .328, he might be best suited for a couple of days on the bench.

His struggles were brought back into the spotlight today after an atrocious game against the Blue Jays, where he put up a goose egg in six at bats, which included five strikeouts and four men left on base.

I'm not saying he cost the Yankees the game, but he did come up in a crucial situation with Jeter and Gardner on base, and all that was needed was a base hit and the Yankees would have had the lead in the 12th. But once again, mighty Tex went down swingin'.

To his credit, ...

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