He's only hitting .245 this season, but .271 in July. Likewise he has a .787 OPS for the year but .927 for July. Also, for the past three years (2005-2007) August has been his best month (.987 OPS).
How many more years are on his contract?
The universe is the practical joke of the General at the expense of the Particular, quoth Frater Perdurabo, and laughed. The disciples nearest him wept, seeing the Universal Sorrow. Others laughed, seeing the Universal Joke. Others wept. Others laughed. Others wept because they couldn't see the Joke, and others laughed lest they should be thought not to see the Joke. But though FRATER laughed openly, he wept secretly; and really he neither laughed nor wept. Nor did he mean what he said.