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Stat of the day: V-Mart's two-month funk

Aug 2, 2009, 10:44 AM EDT

Looking for a boost to a team that hit .248 in July, the Red Sox went
out and got Victor Martinez from the Indians before the Friday
non-waiver trade deadline. Well…

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Martinez through June 3 (53 games):

.352/.425/.567 with nine homers and 40 RBI

Martinez since June 4 (47 games – this includes his 1-for-5 debut last night):

.198/.295/.331 with six homers and 28 RBI

That, my friends, is a pretty lengthy funk.

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