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Postby Bloody Sox » Wed Aug 13, 2008 1:15 pm

With yet another multi-HR performance last night, I have to say I am more than shocked at how well Kevin Youkilis has performed this year. He's had hot starts before, but never carried them this far into the season. He's just about on pace for a .315-100-30-110 season, which I never would have expected out of him.

Is this a case of natural (expected) progression or is Youkilis just playing way over his head? Has he reached the absolute peak of his performance at age 29 or could he actually continue to improve even more over the next couple of years?
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Re: Kevin Youkilis

Postby horatio » Wed Aug 13, 2008 1:18 pm

I doubt even Youk knows the answer to that question. My guess is that he'll be drafted too high next year for me to get him and that he'll probably underperform his draft spot, of course, that's pure speculation.
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Re: Kevin Youkilis

Postby thedude » Wed Aug 13, 2008 2:20 pm

His third base eligibility, in addition to those numbers, make him valuable, but i would not expect more than .300-100-20-90 next year.
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Re: Kevin Youkilis

Postby BitterDodgerFan » Wed Aug 13, 2008 3:00 pm

he's this year's mike lowell.
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Re: Kevin Youkilis

Postby activechamp2006 » Wed Aug 13, 2008 7:06 pm

BitterDodgerFan wrote:he's this year's mike lowell.


The difference is everything about Youk's game has exploded this season. Where as Lowell only improved in BA and Rbi production.
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Re: Kevin Youkilis

Postby thedude » Wed Aug 13, 2008 7:28 pm

activechamp2006 wrote:
BitterDodgerFan wrote:he's this year's mike lowell.


The difference is everything about Youk's game has exploded this season. Where as Lowell only improved in BA and Rbi production.


Lowell is also older and has had injury problems.
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