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Russell Martin's down year has been just one of the contributing factors to the Yankees' decreased offense output, and one of the most puzzling. Mike Eder of TYA touched on this topic on Thursday, the topic of Martin's incredibly unlucky season-long BABIP luck. It's hovered around the .200 level all season, resulting in Russ spending most of his time below the dreaded Mendoza Line. It's only been a week, but there are already signs that Martin's BABIP luck is finally starting to turn.