New York Yankees: Five Things We Learned from Opening Week

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4) Their whole lineup can drive in runs

Of the 13 position players with an at-bat, nine have driven in multiple runs so far this season. The only everyday starter without an RBI yet is Brett Gardner, and he hits at the top of the lineup, and is not expected to drive in the runs anyway. Starlin Castro leads everyone with nine runs batted in, with Mark Teixeira’s seven right behind him. If this lineup can continue to drive runs in like they have been, then they are going to be scary this year.

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