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It’s no surprise on the day former Red Sox third/first baseman Kevin Youkilis reported
to Yankees spring training the first words out of his mouth to the media were
about the Red Sox. What may surprise you to know is that those words were spoken
with high regard for his former organization.
Youkilis spent 9 years with the Red Sox organization (2004-2012) and was a vital member of the 2008 World
Series championship team. After being traded to the Chicago White Sox during the 2012 season (thank you Mr. Valentine) Youkilis signed a 1-year $12 million deal with the New York Yankees this past off-season. Even though "Youks" will be sporting those ugly pinstripes for the foreseeable future, he still considers himself a Red Sock at heart.
"I'll always be a Red Sock," Youkilis said. "To negate all the years I
played for the Boston Red Sox, and all the tradition, you look at all the stuff
I have piled up at my house and to say I'd just throw it out...
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