AL BEast Notebook – Feb. 15
A memo to Kevin Youkilis: Yankees fans don’t like the Red Sox. In fact, we hate them. We don’t like you either. We cringed when Cashman signed you. The only reason you are here is because A-Rod’s body is falling apart, creating a hole at third base, we need a warm body, and you were the last scrub left on the scrap heap.
Youk actually has an opportunity like Scott Brosius, Johnny Damon and Raul Ibanez to win over Yankee fans’ hearts. There isn’t much below him on the depth chart and he will have free reign at the hot corner. Coming off a .230 year with a zillion strikeouts, expectations are so low it will be hard to disappoint.
Making his first appearance at Yankees camp Thursday, Kevin Youkilis announced, “I’ll always be a Red Sock.”
Dude, look down at your shirt. Toto, we’re not in Kansas anymore.
Never mind the fact that his manager in Boston hated him, his teammates alienated him, and the fans couldn’t wait to kick him out of town. Once he ventured to...