But in case you haven't been paying attention, this fellow has turned into much more than just "The Greek God of Walks." The only AL first baseman outslugging him is Justin Morneau. Nobody beats him in OPS, batting average, runs scored or multihit games. And one AL executive wanted to make sure we noticed what an underrated defender he is -- so now that he mentions it, Youkilis hasn't made an error at first since last July.More quality writing from Jayson Stark, who is quickly becoming underrated in my eyes.
Friday, May 25, 2007
Youk is Underrated
Today Jayson Stark writes about the most underrated active players, and one of them is our very own Kevin Youkilis!