Inspired by his recent July struggles, I had plans to dedicate a post today to the recent goings on of Mark Teixeira and try to find out what the deal was with his continued decrease in BA and OBP. Fortunately for you readers, Matt Imbrogno of TYA beat me to the punch and put together a comprehensive post breaking down Teix's numbers this season, what numbers he usually puts up, and what his numbers would be if his batted ball stats weren't so out of whack.
It's far better than anything I could have put together on my lunch break today, so do yourself a favor and head over to TYA to read the post in its entirety. A tip of the cap to Matt for jumping on this. Now let's hope Teix can start turning this around and get some of these balls in play to actually drop in for hits.
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