Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 11/9/12
The Philadelphia Phillies need a stop gap at third base until prospect Cody Asche is ready to take over as the Phillies full time third baseman. Kevin Youkilis is the perfect solution for the Phillies and can be acquired for a reasonable price. The consensus among MLB scouts is that 22 year old Cody Asche will be major league ready for 2014. In the meantime, the Phillies need a player that can man the hot corner and give the team an upgrade in offense at the position. Some think that a combination of Freddi Galvis and Kevin Frandsen could fill the hole. Even though Frandsen was signed to a $850,000 deal that could be worth $1.2 million in incentives. He is not the answer. Read here why he is not. Kevin Youkilis is the right man for the job. Youkilis has struggled over the past few seasons offensively, but he still provides power, and unbelievable eye at the plate, steady defense, and is (despite what Bobby Valentine says) a winner and good guy to have in the clubhouse. Despite a car...
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