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Can Derek Jeter Hit .400?

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Steroids created a lot of “video game” type of results over two decades. Two records that still were elusive to jacked up hitters was Joe DiMaggio’s 56 game hitting streak and Ted Williams .406 batting average. When ESPN Baseball Tonight analyst  John Kruk said Derek Jeter can hit .400 earlier this month, everyone blew it off as crazy.  Thirty-four games […]

Robinson Cano Headed for “Carew Type” Season?

Friday, April 30th, 2010

All winter we heard about Robinson Cano and his ability to hit with runners on base. The Yankees knew Cano’s bat was so important this season they had Kevin Long work with him over the winter. As April draws to a close, Cano is currently on pace have one of the best second base seasons […]