" WBZ-TV’s Dan Roche reported that Cherington confirmed that some teams have “checked in” regarding Youkilis’ availability, but they do not have definite intentions of moving the veteran corner infielder.
Earlier on Friday, CBSSports ’s senior baseball writer Danny Knobler reported via Twitter that the Red Sox “are telling teams they definitely intend to trade Youkilis.” CBSSports’ Jon Heyman later added that the Dodgers have ramped up their scouting of Youkilis.
Youkilis, 33, has become somewhat expendable, given the rapid ascent of 23-year-old Will Middlebrooks as a big league player "
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General manager Ben Cherington denied a report that the Red Sox were telling teams they "definitely intend to trade" Kevin Youkilis. "That's inaccurate," Cherington e-mailed WEEI.com Friday afternoon. "Some teams have checked in on him.Read more
"That's inaccurate," Cherington e-mailed WEEI.com Friday afternoon. "Some teams have checked in on him. We haven't told any teams we plan to trade him. It's our job to listen if teams have interest. He's swinging the bat well since coming off the DL ...Read more
A report from CBSSports.com indicates that the Red Sox are trying to trade Kevin Youkilis. With Will Middlebrooks playing well at third base, Youkilis has been deemed expendable, and several teams are scouting him. GM Ben Cherington denied the report, ...Read more