Found June 01, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Kevin Youkilis
TEAMS: Boston Red Sox
Kevin Youkilis was the talk of Red Sox Nation on Friday afternoon, as the third baseman was involved in some trade rumors aroudn the league. By night's end Youkilis was but an afterthought, but considering that he's still a hot commodity and that the Red Sox clearly have a logjam at the corner infield spot. Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe talked about Youkilis' trade value and some potential moves for the three-time All Star. Check out the video above to hear more about Youk.

Youkilis on the Trade Block

Danny Knobler from CBSSports reports that the Boston Red Sox are telling teams that they “definitely intend to trade Kevin Youkilis.” The emergence of young third baseman Will Middlebrooks has made Youkilis dispensable, especially given Youkilis’ injuries over the past few years. Youkilis, who for many years has been a very important part of the Boston lineup, has struggled...

CBS: Red Sox "definitely intend" to trade Kevin Youkilis

  There have of course been rumblings since Will Middlebrooks ascended on Fenway Park, but this report from CBS Sports' Danny Knobler is the strongest one yet. He's heard that the Red Sox are shopping Youk around. Jon Heyman includes the Dodgers, Phillies, White Sox, Reds, and Diamondbacks as potential destinations. Cincinnati is the most popular speculated team because...

Report: Kevin Youkilis Likely to Land With Phillies, Dodgers or Diamondbacks

Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington insists that the only trade talks involving Kevin Youkilis are ones other teams are starting. But if the veteran third baseman were to move teams, the Dodgers, Phillies and Diamondbacks are most interested, Jon Heyman of reports. Cherington said Friday that reports that he was shopping Youkilis to other teams were "inaccurate...

Red Sox looking to deal Youkilis?

Rumors are swirling that the Red Sox are actively looking to ship their power hitting third baseman out of town. 

Report: Red Sox may want to trade Youkilis

The Boston Red Sox may be interested in trading infielder Kevin Youkilis, and the Dodgers, Phillies and Diamondbacks are among teams showing some interest, reported Sunday. Trade talks may be preliminary at this stage, but unless the Red Sox have some more injuries, Boston may end up trading the 33-year-old Youkilis, who is hitting .253 with four homers in 28 games...

Red Sox, Youkilis Gaining Interest in Trade Market

Being a professional athlete can be a rough occupation. Between the massages, top-notch health care, and unequivocal admiration, there’s a time limit for these perks. Kevin Youkilis (.250/.318/.406, in 107 ABs) is finding this out publicly, where the writing is now on the wall that his days in Boston are numbered. According to Danny Knobler of, Red Sox brass have...

Red Sox GM Ben Cherington Calls Kevin Youkilis Trade Rumors 'Inaccurate'

Rumors were swirling early on Friday afternoon, as sources were indicating that the Red Sox were actively shopping third baseman Kevin Youkilis. The initial report on Friday was that Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington had been telling teams the Red Sox did "definitely intend to trade" Youkilis and were just looking for the right deal, according to CBS Sports Danny Knobler...

Red Sox to trade Kevin Youkilis? Ben Cherington denies report

Kevin Youkilis has been the subject of trade rumors ever since starting off the season slowly, going on the disabled list, and seeing his replacement tear it up. Will Middlebrooks is a top prospect in the Red Sox organization and has crushed the ball since being called up in May. The 23-year-old has hit .316 with six home runs, 21 RBIs and delivered a .922 OPS. His emergence has...

Youkilis on the Block

With the Red Sox in last place of the AL East they are looking to make some changes. They might start with Kevin Youkilis. The Youk is a fan favorite (of TGR and Red Sox Nation). Click HERE to read more. HERE is more from the rumor mill. Where might Youk land you ask? The White Sox, Rangers, and Dodgers have all come out to scout him. A move to the White Sox would fill their...

Report: Dodgers interested in Youkilis

What is Youk Worth?

Today, the least well kept secret of the Red Sox putting Kevin Youkilis on the trading block became public (sorta).  The Kevin Youkilis trade rumors have been swirling since the end of last season, and now that Will Middlebrooks has had great success during his time with the big club, Youk has become expendable.  Ben Cherington seems to be on the same page as Red Sox fans when...

Kevin Youkilis Gets Day Off as Will Middlebrooks Gets Start at Third Base in Toronto

Rumors swirled about Kevin Youkilis' future in Boston on Friday but while the unsubstantiated suggestions continue to roll in the third baseman will get a much-needed day off. Will Middlebrooks gets the start in his place at the hot corner, hitting sixth in the lineup. The hot-hitting Jarrod Saltalamacchia got a noticeable bump in the lineup as well on Friday, as Salty will hit...

Definitely Maybe

In retrospect, it makes sense that Ben Cherington would throw water on the Knobler report about Kevin Youkilis, because it was so definitive.DKnobler ‏@DKnoblerRed Sox are telling teams they definitely intend to trade Youkilis.I could repeat that, emphasizing the strong words, but it would be nearly all of them -- "telling teams they definitely intend to trade" sounds...

Adrian Gonzalez' Positional Sacrifice Pays Dividends As Kevin Youkilis, Will Middlebrooks Spark Offense

BOSTON –– This is why Adrian Gonzalez sacrificed his position. With six outfielders on the disabled list and Kevin Youkilis on the mend, Gonzalez altruistically volunteered to temporarily slide over right field. That way, Boston could employ both Youkilis –– at first base –– and Will Middlebrooks in the lineup. That vision came to fruition in Wednesday's 6-4 win over...

Recap: Sox fall short of sweep

(Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images) The Red Sox jumped out to an early lead which quickly slipped away as the Tigers prevented the 4-game sweep with a 7-3 win. Salty started the scoring in the second inning with his 10th home run of the year, a solo shot to right-center. Podsednik doubled to drive in Sweeney later in the second. It looked like an easy road against Scherzer and the...
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