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Old 10-31-2012, 11:23 AM
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He's fragile,
This is true

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bad defensively, can't run the bases and is walk/HR or nothing.
Defense is solid when he is healthy. When that knee degraded on him this year, he had the range of a parked car.

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and is walk/HR or nothing.
I disagree here. He gives quality ABs and sees a ton of pitches. Fouls off lots of tough pitcher's pitches and in general is a very tough out. He had over 100 hits and 15 doubles so they weren't all HRs.


Youk makes a solid addition to the Sox lineup but I would only want him on a short term contract. Given the ridiculously thin FA market on 3B, Youk will likely garner a larger offer than the Sox are willing to give which would be ok with me. I'd like Youk back but not with a foolish contract.
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