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KEVIN YOUKILIS RUMORS

'Greek God Of Walks' Retires After Ten Seasons

YoukMoneyball got it partly wrong. Kevin Youkilis was not of Greek descent—but he did walk a helluva lot (539 times). The always popular Youkilis, who spent pieces of nine seasons with the Red Sox, is retiring from baseball. During his time in Carmine Hose, Youk hit .287, with a .388 on-base percentage. He also clouted 133 HRs for Boston and knocked in 564 runs. He will always...
Via FenwayNation
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Youkilis "The Greek God of Walks" announces his retirement.

Kevin Youkilis being hugged by Dustin Pedroia in hislast game as a Red Sox (6/24/12). Photo byWinslow Townson/Getty Images.Jorge CamargoContributing WriterAfter being traded to the White Sox in 2012, having a horrible season with the Yankees in 2013 and only playing 21 games in Japan this season, Kevin Youkilis announced his retirement by Twitter. Youkilis played 9 seasons with the...
Via RedSoxLife
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Youkilis retires after 10 seasons in MLB

Kevin Youkilis is calling it a career after 11 years of baseball. The former Boston Red Sox third baseman’s management company announced the news via Twitter on Thursday. Youkilis, who’s 35 years old, spent 10 seasons in Major League Baseball and one in Japan. The three-time All-Star put up a career .281/.382/.478 slash line with 150 home runs. Youkilis also enjoyed a .306 postseason...
Via NESN.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: How serious is the beard ban?

New York Yankees: How serious is the beard ban?Beard Ban in full effect It may not be news to you that the New York Yankees have banned the growth of facial hair on the team. This ban came about in 1973 and was started by George Steinbrenner and has been around ever since. Brian Wilson says no to the Yankees and yes to his beard. This is the opposite of their rival team the Boston...
Via isportsweb.com
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees: Kevin Youkilis exposed

English: Kevin Youkilis pointing skyward. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) I knew; the New York Yankees knew; and maybe you did too so why were so many fans shocked by this news?  It was not as if the information wasn’t official or documented in handwritten pencil. Anyone with access to a computer, along with a slight inquisitiveness could easily obtain the necessary proof that this...
Via Lady Loves Pinstripes
May 01, 2013  |  Discuss

"A NUKE... FROM YOUK: John goes with the people's choice for Youkilis HR call

Today, The Master unveiled his HR call for Kevin Youkilis, selecting the phrase that voters overwhelmingly supported in a poll three weeks ago on this site:"A NUKE... FROM YOUK."Bringing us up to date on John's calls for new Yankees:Vernon Wells: "The Bronx is Vernon."Travis Hafner: "A Pronk's Bomber"Kevin Youkilis: "A nuke from Youk."...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Kevin Youkilis in Midseason Form

First Granderson, now Youkilis? Reports out of Yankee camp are that Youk is being scratched from their game today with a sore left oblique and will be reevaluated in a couple of days. Kevin Youkilis said his injury felt like a cramp, not a strain. Wanted to play today but Yanks are being cautious. — Bryan Hoch (@BryanHoch) February 26, 2013 Again, I don't like wishing injury...
Via RedSoxLife
February 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Kevin Youkilis and right-handed pitching

Kevin Youkilis became the latest in a long, long line of aging ballplayers the Yankees have signed over the years hoping to wring one last cup of tea from the old teabag. Before Youkilis, there was Chavez and Ibanez and before that Sheffield and Mondesi and before that Boggs and it goes on and on. And quite often, the ploy has worked. Chavez and Ichiro worked wonders in their time...
Via The Flagrant Fan
December 13, 2012  |  Discuss

10 Red Sox players who joined the Evil Empire

Kevin Youkilis will be manning third base for the Yankees come Opening Day, giving Red Sox fans that much more to chafe over when thinking about their counterparts in the Bronx. Youkilis was a fan favorite in Boston for many years, and although he’s on the downside of his career, seeing him in pinstripes is going to be a jolt. If not for the continued watering down of what’s...
Via NESN.com
December 12, 2012  |  Discuss
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