09/10/2012 03:42 pm ET Updated Nov 10, 2012

Physics To Mark Teixeira: Don't Dive, Run Through The Bag

Most people will remember the bad out call of Mark Teixeira by Jerry Meals from Saturday's game against the Orioles. While Teixeira was obviously safe on replay, but perhaps the entire thing could have been avoided if Teixeira had simply run through the bag instead.

There have been a multitude of scientific studies on the merits of running through the bag or diving, including this recent one from ESPN's Sports Science.

How good was Teixeira's dive? Let's take a look.

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