Results for tag: Kevin Youkilis
Posted by: Pinstriped Bible on Jul 6, 2010 at 07:31:33 PM

As I write this, Kevin Youkilis, Red Sox first baseman, has overtaken Nick Swisher in the fan vote for the All-Star game. With all due respect to Swisher’s boosters and the manhood issues inherent in any my-player-is-better-than-yours tilt with Boston fans, Swisher isn’t having the season Youkilis is. The All-Star selections this year have been painful -- Omar Infante? -- and Youkilis’s exclusion was a mistake that needs correction. You can’t say the same thing about Swisher.

Let’s look at the players on the ballot, not just Youk and Swish but the other three players as well:

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