Originally written July 13, 2012 on Razzball:
Vicente Padilla had this to say recently to Telemundo about Mark Teixeira, “He should play a women’s sport.  When he hits a home run, he can take off his jersey and slide on his knees around the bases… Then, while he’s on his knees, well, let’s just say in my home country, we’d make him a bucket… And, if he wants to cry about me pitching him inside, he can cry into a sanitary napkin.  By the way, none of this is meant to be offensive to the senoritas.  Padilla loves the ladies.  Right now, I have three gagged and bound in my basement.”  Pretty harsh stuff from Padilla, but what do you want from a guy who looks like this when he’s mad?  None of the Padilla vs. Teixeira fight matters for fantasy baseball (but, man, it is fun!).  What matters for us is Te(i)x’s patchy history of turning it on in the 2nd half.  PABST (Post-All-Star Break Stats Teixeira) was coined when his 2nd half numbers were always sooooooo much better (yeah, seven oh’s).  Last year, he wasn’t better in the 2nd
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