Phillies-Yankees World Series Preview

Posted: 26th October 2009 by Bruce Beaver in MLB
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A position-by-position detailed analysis of the World Series matchup between the: Philadelphia Phillies vs. New York Yankees á First Base NYY-Mark Teixeira may be the second-best all-around first baseman in the game. He is a .290 hitter with a lot of pop. Teixeira is a Gold Glove quality fielder with loads of athleticism. á While he had a MVP-caliber season, he has struggled mightily in the playoffs at the plate, although he has made more hen his fair share of run savings plays in the field to help his team reach the World Series. á PHI-Ryan Howard is the best power hitter in baseball over the last four years. He has the most HRÆs and RBI in baseball during that span. á Despite his defensive shortcomings, in the last four years he has finish in the top 5 in MVP voting three times, in ...

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