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Kevin Youkilis Hopes To Return To ‘Cool Atmosphere’ Of Japanese Baseball

BOSTON — Kevin Youkilis had several options after his contract with the New York Yankees expired at the end of last season. He could stay around Major League Baseball in some capacity, traveling to the same old cities and staying in the same old hotels. Or he could take his family abroad, learn a new culture and discover a new brand of baseball in Japan. For Youkilis, the decision...
Via NESN.com
May 28, 2014  |  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...
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Youkilis signs with Japanese team

In 2011, Kevin Youkilis was an All-Star and appeared to be settled into a role as one of the most consistent hitters in baseball. Fast forward two years and now he’ll be playing his baseball overseas. On Friday the 34-year-old Youkilis signed a contract with the Rakuten Golden Eagles of Japan after not seeing any real interest on the major league free agent market this offseason...
Via Rumors and Rants
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Re-Sign or Let Him Walk: Kevin Youkilis

Still to this day, it’s hard to imagine Kevin Youkilis playing in pinstripes as a member of the New York Yankees. In sort of a surprise move, Youkilis signed with the Yankees on a one-year, $12 million last winter as a fill-in for Alex Rodriguez at third base while he recovered from the hip surgery that the Yanks knew would keep him out for at least half the year. Like a lot...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
November 08, 2013  |  1 Comment

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 Long Getting An Early Start With Youkilis

From Dan Martin:Long already has begun working with Rodriguez’s temporary replacement at third, visiting Kevin Youkilis in San Jose, Calif., last week. “We looked at old film and compared it to 2012,” Long said. “We saw some considerable differences, mainly in his stance and it looked like the adjustments had an impact. ... I think we can get him back to being an all-star...
Via Sliding Into Home
January 15, 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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