FACTS/FLUKES: Rodriguez, Holland, Pierzynski, Cobb, Avery

Decline continues for Rodriguez... After injuries plagued him throughout 2011, Alex Rodriguez (3B, NYY) took drastic steps to improve his health in preparation for the 2012 season. One trip to see Kobe Bryant's doctor in Germany later and Rodriguez has managed to stay in the lineup consistently, but his spotty production has been the real problem:

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