New York Yankees: Mark Teixeira Not Worried, but Should We Be?

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New York Yankees: Mark Teixeira Not Worried, but Should We Be?
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New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira has continued to struggled this season. Typically a slow starter that stumbles through rough Aprils, Teixeira usually gets it going by this point in the season.

As of June 8, Teixeira is batting a meager .210, barely hanging above the Mendoza Line .

He continues to stay calm and focused while not getting concerned about his low average. The Yankees first baseman went as far as to say his past performances should say enough.

“I’ve been through plenty of ups and downs and the back of my baseball card says it all,” Teixeira said this past weekend in Toronto, where he struck out a career-high five times in one game against the Blue Jays. “I’m amazed sometimes when I look at it, because it’s not an easy game.”

Not since his rookie campaign has the star first baseman hit for this low of an average at this point in the season. After his bad April, Teixeira did post a hot 16 game streak in May but has since fizzled.

Continue this article at www.doublegsports.com. 

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