Originally Posted by izzy's dad
He still gets on base, and is a patient hitter. Something that this roster is lacking. GABP is a factor too, but I don't think his defense is even close to where Rolen is.
Totally agree with you about the defensive concerns. Watching Youkilis, it's hard not to imagine him needing a move to 1B or DH in the next stage of his career. I'd love to have his offense, but I don't know that he fits in the National League.