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With the Red Sox, it’s a conundrum as old as the Curse of the Bambino. When a heralded player switches sides to the Yankees, do you boo him? Such is the question potentially facing Red Sox Nation with the news that New York has offered free-agent Kevin Youkilis a one-year deal worth about $12 million. Of course, Boston already shipped out Youkilis early in 2012, after friction between him and then-manager Bobby Valentine became too much to ignore, and Youkilis was hard pressed to find playing time behind rookie standout Will Middlebrooks. When Youkilis returned as a visitor to Fenway Park, there was much fanfare involved with the proceedings, but ultimately the Fenway faithful gave Youk a rousing ovation (several rousing ovations, actually) in appreciation of his efforts and contributions to the 2007 World Series team. Likewise, it’s far from a sure bet that Youkilis ends up with the Yankees. It’s true that New York needs another option at third base with Alex Rodriguez slated to mi...
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