Ken Rosenthal and Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports put out word late last night that Kevin Youkilis is likely to be traded soon.
They view the White Sox as the favorite to land Youkilis, but the Dodgers are still a possibility.
Scott Miller of CBS Sports agrees with Rosenthal and Morosi that Chicago remains the favorite. However, he writes the Dodgers and other teams are "... pushing hard, too."
I haven't written much about Youkilis in the last few weeks, but I'm on board with this potential acquisition -- at the right price.
Boston is reportedly willing to eat some of Youkilis' remaining $7 million salary to get a better prospect in return. The Dodgers are in a position to eat some salary to avoid having to give up a better prospect in return. It's been a long time since Dodger fans could make a statement like that.
Youkilis, 33, also has a club option for 2013 at $13 million with a $1 million buyout. The way he's performing this season (....