Exhibit A: Melky Cabrera
Pre Yankee Days-N/A
Yankee Days-Cabrera spent four years sporting the pinstripes. During that time, he batted .269, had an on-base percentage of .331, a slugging percentage of .385, and an OPS of .716.
Post Yankee Days-Melky has played for three teams since leaving the Yankees. First he went to Atlanta, then Kansas City, and now he is with San Francisco.
Braves: With the Braves, Melky did not do so hot. He had a batting average of .255, on-base percentage of .317, a slugging sercentage of .354, and an OPS of .671
Royals: With the Royals, Cabrera batted .305, had an on-base percentage of .339, a slugging percentage of .470, and an OPS of .809.
Giants: With the Giants, Cabrera is currently second in the National League with a .353 batting average, an on-base percentage of .396, a slugging percentage of .527, and an OPS of .923.
Bottom Line-After a bit of a hiccup in Atlanta which was likely induced by Post-Yankees Stress Syndrome, Cabrera has become an All-Star caliber left-fielder. …