Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 10/21/14
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Kevin Youkilis' last days in a Boston Red Sox uniform may be approaching. Trade dialogue surrounding the beleaguered Boston third baseman has intensified in the last 24 to 48 hours, major league sources told FOXSports.com. The Red Sox have made clear that (a) Youkilis is available and (b) they are willing to include cash to facilitate a better player return. In response, a number of clubs have indicated that they have interest in acquiring the three-time All-Star. Hes being shopped everywhere, said one high-ranking official with a National League club. No deal is imminent, but Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington is getting a clearer idea of how other teams value Youkilis, who has been limited by a low back strain to only 39 games this season while posting the worst offensive numbers of his career (.215.301.341). The Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago White Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, Cleveland Indians and Pittsburgh Pirates are among the teams with varying levels of interest in ...
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