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Tag: kevin youkilis

An Extended Glance at the Sox Drawer: Why the Kevin Youkilis Trade is a Lose-Lose

I’ve already outlined that trading Kevin Youkilis will come back to bite the Red Sox (you can see that here), but maybe you haven’t heard why it’s bad for Chicago. Sure, the White Sox didn’t give up too much for Read More

Going About Replacing Lance Berkman

So Albert Pujols is gone. Just thought I’d point that out, and truthfully, the Cardinals seem like they are better off without him. That’s partly because they pinch themselves every day for not spending north of 200 million on him. Read More

If You Trade Kevin Youkilis: A Look at It From the Red Sox Point of View

If you trade Kevin Youkilis it might come back and bite you. If you trade Kevin Youkilis you open yourself up to a lot of criticism. Let me rephrase that, it will come back to bite you (looking at you, Read More

The Rockies Options as It Stands

The Colorado Rockies generally get off to slow-to-slowish starts. Then there is their tendency to get hot and win oodles of games down the stretch. We’ve seen this work to a point that it gets them into the playoffs. And Read More

A Few Quick Thoughts on the All-Star Ballot

On my recent yearly pilgrimage to Safeco Field to see the Tigers play they were handing out All-Star Game Ballots. It goes something like this: You pick the roster right, you submit it and (key word obviously being “and”), you Read More

Can’t Live Without ‘Em: American League

(Disclaimer: You can live without these players, it certainly doable.) Injuries happen. Trades happen. Prolonged, bench-worthy stints occur. Players might not be there. Whether that player is your everyday superstar or fourth outfielder, the loss means something. But in the Read More