Teixeira beginning latest May hit parade

As the calendar turns, Yankees slugger heats up at the plate

Updated: May 4, 2010, 10:39 AM ET
By Rob Parker | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- How can you tell it's May without looking at a calendar?

No, not by the warm weather. And baby, it was hot at Yankee Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

The real answer is that Mark Teixeira has finally started hitting.

Almost like clockwork, Teixeira, a notoriously slow starter, usually starts hitting after the first month of the season.

Teixeira hit and hit and hit and hit in the Yankees' 12-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox. In all, he went 4-for-5 with a double ...

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