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Youkilis is one of only two baseball players to have posted an OPS of at least .900 in each of the last three seasons. The other is a man by the name of Albert Pujols.
For perspective, Vladimir Guerrero hasn't had an OPS over .900 since 2007 and Adrian Gonzalez has only done it twice in his career. That's pretty select company.
Youkilis doesn't have the elite power of some of the other sluggers he's often compared against, but he's always doing something productive with the bat. His .394 career on-base percentage is 11th among active players and only Pujols, Manny Ramirez and Joe Mauer can boast higher on-base marks than Youkilis over the last two seasons.
He may only have one season of at least 100 RBI's on his resume, but he's created at least 100 runs in four of seven seasons and would've done it five years straight if he didn't go down with an injury last season. If you look beyond the sexy stats, then Youkilis is undoubtedly one of the best hitters in the game.