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12-11-2012, 04:59 PM
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Youkilis to Yankees (1 yr, 12 M)

Per Rosenthal.

1 year/12 M.

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12-11-2012, 05:06 PM
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Well this is..... interesting.

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And all of Red Sox Nation just burned their Youk jerseys.

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12-11-2012, 05:29 PM
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Had no other choice at this point.

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12-11-2012, 05:44 PM
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And all of Red Sox Nation just burned their Youk jerseys.
he sucks now. no one cares.

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Seems like good guy but he faded badly in final month of year when Sox needed him

12M for 1 yr is too rich

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12-11-2012, 05:58 PM
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I'm conflicted here. One the one hand, the Yankees definitely needed someone who could play 3rd base (and serve as the right hand side of a DH platoon once A-Rod comes back.) Youk was probably the best option left.

On the other hand, he's not a very good hitter anymore, he's even more injury prone than A-Rod, and I hate his stupid whiny ****ing face. So there's that.

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12-11-2012, 07:09 PM
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Can play 1st and 3rd base and can be used as a DH. Too much money for a declining guy, but it is only one year. Not a bad pick up.

At worse, he doesn't work out and he's gone next year anyway.

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12-11-2012, 07:19 PM
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Would rather have Reynolds but oh well. Hope Youk hits like a 2012 Chicago version and not 2012 Boston version.

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12-11-2012, 07:51 PM
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And all of Red Sox Nation just burned their Youk jerseys.
the fans who consider themselves part of "red sox nation" should just jump in the fire.

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12-11-2012, 08:08 PM
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Cool. Hopefully Youk comes remotely close to Bill James' incredibly optimistic 2013 projection (.265/.371/.465). If so, he'll be a steal.

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12-11-2012, 08:25 PM
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Cool. Hopefully Youk comes remotely close to Bill James' incredibly optimistic 2013 projection (.265/.371/.465). If so, he'll be a steal.
Damn. My head is telling me that he's a 34 year old whose skills scream "poor aging curve" though, so I don't trust that too much. I'll concede that Bill James knows more about baseball than I do though.

Most importantly: if they give Youk #20, I will burn something.

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12-11-2012, 08:26 PM
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Cool. Hopefully Youk comes remotely close to Bill James' incredibly optimistic 2013 projection (.265/.371/.465). If so, he'll be a steal.

That's basically 2011 Youk when he was a 3.7 WAR player.

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the fans who consider themselves part of "red sox nation" should just jump in the fire.
I think most of them did in september.....Or they just started wearing their Pats and Celtics gear....

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12-11-2012, 09:12 PM
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Was probably the best option left (speaks levels about the market) but gonna take awhile to get used to.

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They should have kept Martin instead and put him at third base.

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And all of Red Sox Nation just burned their Youk jerseys.
I wouldn't go that far, but I am about to be physically ill

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As a Sox fan, I can say that I'm completely indifferent to this signing. I liked Youk while he was here; but he definitely seemed to be on the decline. Perhaps he has a resurgence in New York. Ever since we won a few championships; I'm not bothered by the Yankees and their fans like I used to be.

I think it's a good signing for them, probably for too much, but the Yanks & Sox can afford to overpay per year. I expect that he'll bounce back a little bit this year.

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I liked Youk... but still he's on the backside of his career.

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They should have kept Martin instead and put him at third base.
Pray tell why????

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