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KEVIN YOUKILIS RUMORS

Hitting and the Power of Suggestion

I was drinking a beer with Kevin Youkilis — or rather, I was drinking one of his new brewery‘s beers, and he was drinking water — and we were talking about the state of the game. I think I mentioned something about chopping wood — how young players are coached (badly?) to hit down on the ball, and how that leads to a lot of swing and miss as players have to try to swing to...
Via Fangraphs
December 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Kevin Youkilis and Brother to Open Brewpub

The last time we heard from Kevin Youkilis, injuries were forcing him to cut short his 2014 stint playing pro ball in Japan.. Now retired from baseball, the onetime “Greek God of Walks” serves as a special assistant to Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein (who knew?) and, along with his brother Scott, is opening a high end brewpub. Loma Brewing Company near Kevin’s home in Los...
Via Hall of Very Good
August 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Kevin Youkilis To Open California Brew Pub

Former Red Sox fan favorite Kevin Youkilis will open a brew pub in California with his brother Scott—who runs the Hog & Rocks ham and oyster bar in San Francisco. The brothers will open the brew pub at the site of the Los Gatos Brewing Company. The new pub will feature "easy California comfort meals with a twist" using "fresh, seasonal ingredients". Kind of fitting, actually...
Via FenwayNation
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

'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
October 31, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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