The Bearded, the Unkempt and the Proficient

To replace the injured Alex Rodriguez, who will likely miss half the season after hip surgery, a baseball source familiar with the agreement said the Yankees have agreed in principle to a one-year, $12 million contract with the quintessential Red Sox player of the 2000s, the type of player who used to give the Yankees fits: the bearded, unkempt and on-base proficient Kevin Youkilis.

via Yankees Reach Deal With Kevin Youkilis –

On Dec 11, John wrote:
Youk is a Yank. They say.

On Dec 11, Samantha wrote:
Sigh. Are you now a Mets fan?

On Dec 11, John wrote:
This is disappointing news. If they sign a similar putz to play catcher, I will have to review my commitment.

Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?  — Abraham Lincoln