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Posted by: Larry Fleisher on Jul 20, 2010 at 05:22:04 PM
Somewhere in Hideki Matsui's New York-area apartment, there are two World Series championship rings. One is the fake one that the Yankees presented to him on Opening Day and another is the actual ring that he earned by driving in six runs in the deciding sixth game.
This year the schedule gave the Angels two trips to New York and five games for Matsui here. The first time he was here Matsui went 2-for-9 with a home run off Phil Hughes. He left New York with a .316 average but is hitting .249 entering Tuesday's game.
"It's been good. It's been bad. It's been up and down."
That is how Matsui described his first season with the Angels. And he's right.
Matsui batted .273 in April, .184 in May, .318 in June and .190 this month. He has just four hits...