Can Mark Trumbo maintain BA, HR rate? 

June, 6, 2012
6/06/12
1:14
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It seemed like an innocent tweet I sent around midnight ET Tuesday: "Wow, Trumbo goes yard again, second of night. He'll lose 50 batting average points eventually, but he'll hit 30 homers, too ..."



Some of you know how it is when you're recklessly tweeting, saying things you might not mean, spur-of-the-moment utterances. But that was not the case here. Mark Trumbo, the Los Angeles Angels slugger, is owned in every fantasy league, and after his 4-for-4 performance with a pair of blasts Tuesday, he enters Wednesday a cool 26th on the ESPN Player Rater, with the expected power but also an unexpected .337 batting average.

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