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Old 12-12-2012, 08:16 AM
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Youk was the catalyst during the best 3-4 week stretch of last season. I'm glad we got him as he was a significant upgrade over Morel and Hudson and only cost us Lillibridge and Zach Stewart. It was fun for me to watch him grind out at bats and he seems like a good guy.
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Old 12-12-2012, 08:33 AM
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You provided slightly more value than what the Sox gave up, which was almost nothing. Best of luck.
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Old 12-12-2012, 08:39 AM
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Youk was the catalyst during the best 3-4 week stretch of last season. I'm glad we got him as he was a significant upgrade over Morel and Hudson and only cost us Lillibridge and Zach Stewart. It was fun for me to watch him grind out at bats and he seems like a good guy.
Yep, I'll sure miss his plate discipline, considering the rest of the hackers we have here.
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Old 12-12-2012, 08:58 AM
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Thanks for temporarily relieving us of the third baseman hell we were in.

Youk had/has the range of the statue at 3B; his 'ole' slide got old fast. Thankfully we don't play the Yankees the first half of the season, because the madness that would've ensued due to the team not bunting - nor trying to bunt - would've been painful (again).
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Old 12-12-2012, 09:18 AM
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I think we have a better solution at a much better price.

Yankees were desperate, but $12 million for Youk is way too much, considering his falling average, bad knee, limited range.
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Old 12-12-2012, 01:07 PM
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Enjoy April and May while you're good/not hurt, but bring an umbrella starting in June when the Bleacher Creatures start raining **** on you.
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Old 12-12-2012, 01:18 PM
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Enjoy April and May while you're good/not hurt, but bring an umbrella starting in June when the Bleacher Creatures start raining **** on you.
He'll be traded or bench fodder by then, with ARod back.
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Old 12-14-2012, 12:01 PM
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I was hoping there was a way we could have made things work, but I can't blame you for taking the Yankees money. Thank for a good run here where you made things exciting. Beat the Tigers for us!
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