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Kevin Youkilis, Red Sox Changed A’s Draft Strategy Before ‘Moneyball’

BOSTON — If you’ve ever seen the movie “Moneyball” (or did it the old-fashioned way and read the book), then you know the Red Sox played a part in the Oakland Athletics’ storied 2002 season. But they didn’t necessarily mean to. As the story goes, the 2002 MLB draft was a turning point for the A’s and their quest to replace the likes of Jason Giambi and Johnny Damon...
Via NESN.com
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Cubs hire Manny Ramirez, Kevin Youkilis as consultants

By Mike Cole The ties between the Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox are almost too obvious to continue mentioning at this point. The Cubs announced Tuesday they’ve hired former Red Sox sluggers Manny Ramirez and Kevin Youkilis as consultants. Ramirez will serve as a hitting consultant, and Youkilis was hired as a scouting and player development consultant. The move is part of...
Via NESN.com
February 24, 2015  |  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

Kevin Youkilis retires after 10 seasons in MLB

Kevin Youkilis is calling it a career after 11 years of baseball. The former Boston Red Sox third baseman’s management company announced the news via Twitter on Thursday. Youkilis, who’s 35 years old, spent 10 seasons in Major League Baseball and one in Japan. The three-time All-Star put up a career .281/.382/.478 slash line with 150 home runs. Youkilis also enjoyed a .306 postseason...
Via NESN.com
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Youkilis to play in Japan on $4M, 1-year deal with Rakuten

Kevin Youkilis is leaving the major leagues after an injury plagued season and heading to Japan. The three-time All-Star has agreed to a one-year contract with the Rakuten Golden Eagles of Japan's Pacific League. "They made it very apparent right from the start they were quite interested in Kevin being there," agent Joe Bick said Friday. A 34-year-old first baseman and third baseman...
Via Associated Press
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Youkilis agrees to $4M, 1-year deal with Rakuten

Kevin Youkilis is leaving the major leagues after an injury plagued season and heading to Japan. The three-time All-Star has agreed to a one-year contract with the Rakuten Golden Eagles of Japan's Pacific League, agent Joe Bick said Friday. Youkilis, a 34-year-old first baseman and third baseman, will have a $4 million base salary and can earn $1 million bonuses - including some...
Via Associated Press
December 20, 2013  |  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

Kevin Youkilis generating interest, prefers to sign with West Coast team

Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe revealed in a tweet that Kevin Youkilis is generating interest on the free agent market. The 34-year old infielder is also said to prefer playing on the West Coast,  per the YES Network's Jack Curry:Cashman called Youkilis's agent to gauge interest in returning to Yankees. Youkilis appreciated call, but wants to play near home in Cali.— Jack Curry...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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