It’s the end of the second week of the 2010 Major League Baseball season.
Production this week was near empty for these sluggers. Each of them is desperately trying to find a repairman for his mechanics.
1) OF Colby Rasmus, STL
The Cardinal outfielder has been suffering. Hitless in his last 15 plate appearances, Rasmus could only provide a single walk to help his team this week.
Rasmus had a .000 AVG this past week, which dropped his season total to .179 AVG.
He is now batting eighth in the lineup after starting the season in the fifth position.
2) OF Matt Holliday, STL
Holliday has only been able to scrape up one hit in his last 21 tries. The sole hit was a home run, but that wasn’t enough to save his week.
Holliday missed some games because illness, which may have been a factor in his poor production.
3) 1B Mark Teixeira, NYY
Teixeira continued his slump, notching only one base hit in 20 at-bats this week. The Yankees first baseman is now 4-for-40 to start the season.
Teixeira is hitting only .100 so far this April, which has never been kind to the Yankees slugger. Teixeira may be a staple on the Major Slump Report for the next few weeks.
4) OF Chris Coghlan, FLA
Coghlan was hitless in 19 at-bats, giving him the horror of a .000 AVG this week. The Marlins outfielder will drop to the No. 2 spot behind Cameron Maybin.
5) OF Carlos Lee, HOU
Lee managed to only dredge up two hits this week in 25 plate appearances. He is dragging around a pitiful .104 AVG with no RBI.
This is Lee’s second straight week on the Major Slump Report.
6) OF Carlos Quentin, CWS
Quentin is hitting .111 and was 3-for-27. The only light for the Chicago White Sox outfielder is his grand slam on Wednesday.
7) OF Raul Ibanez, PHI
Ibanez is depressing with a .059 AVG, garnering only one hit in his last 17 at-bats. He had an issue with his elbow during the spring, which might be affecting his swing.
8) SS Edgar Renteria, SF
There are hopes that Renteria may have a decent year after such a hot start. Those thoughts may be dwindling with his .125 AVG this week. San Francisco felt the chill of only three hits in his last 24 at-bats.
Renteria was 0-for-5 in Friday’s game and saw his .600-plus batting average take a dive. For those who grabbed him for your fantasy team during his hot streak, let’s hope that he can turn it around.
9) SS Jason Bartlett, TB
Bartlett had a torturous week with only two hits in 23 attempts in the box. He is hitting .087 AVG for a bad string of at-bats.
10) OF-DH Julio Borbon, TEX
Borbon rode the pine a few games this week. allowing David Murphy some playing time because of Borbon’s slump.
The Texas outfielder only managed two hits in the 15 at-bats he got between the bench and the field. Borbon makes the list of “bad” for the second week straight.