Mark Teixeira admits he is overpaid a...

Mark Teixeira admits he is overpaid and in decline

There are 2 comments on the Sporting News story from Feb 2, 2013, titled Mark Teixeira admits he is overpaid and in decline. In it, Sporting News reports that:

New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira will turn 33 on April 11, and he isn't shy about admitting he has started his decline.

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Jupiter, FL

#1 Feb 2, 2013
Rather than focus on his apparent candor his response should have been.

I am only 33 years old so when I look at players past and present particularly a guy like Jeter,I am motivated to not only justify my ridiculous paycheck but get myself in the best shape to play 5 more years!
Ghost of Billy Martin

Miami, FL

#3 Feb 8, 2013
D Day wrote:
Not many aren't declining at 33.
Mobility and speed decline, but not necessarily strength and power.

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