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After 8 1/2 seasons as a member of the Boston Red Sox (and half a season as a White Sox), Youkilis arrived in Tampa early Thursday morning for spring training with the New York Yankees. His first course of action, however, might get pinstripe-ophiles a little peeved. Youkilis sat down in the airport for coffee with a Red Sox fan, to talk Red Sox baseball.
Kevin Youkilis Will Be A Yankee. Before Everyone Flips Out, Here Are Some Other Notable Transfers From Red Sox Nation To The Evil Empire
Kevin Youkilis became the next in a line of notable members of the Boston Red Sox to jump ship for the New York Yankees. Just to make sure you didn’t forget, Sox Nation, here some of your most notable players in history to jump ship for the Evil Empire.
So, yesterday, President Barack Obama made a joke to a crowd of Bostonians about Kevin Youkilis getting traded from their Red Sox to his White Sox. Upon hearing the joke, the crowd booed, or some of it did, or something. Funny little anecdote? Try actual political issue.
As you might know, Kevin Youkilis switched Sox recently, heading from the Red Sox – with whom he’d spent his entire major league career – to the White Sox. After the jump, a warning to tread lightly when needling Red Sox fans about the trade.
The Red Sox have three wins in a row, putting them well on their way to climbing out of their second consecutive early-season hole. Red Sox Nation must be pretty happy and not focusing instead on an out-of-nowhere player-manager controversy, right? …Right?
According to the Boston Herald, Tom Brady’s sister Julie is engaged to marry Red Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis. If it’s true…seriously, Bradys, can’t you leave any local icons for other families?!
Towards the end of last night’s seven-hour, 13 inning, rain-delayed marathon with the Angels, Red Sox infielder Kevin Youkilis stepped to the plate. Then something magical happened.
Worry no more about one of the most egregious All-Star Game snubs in recent memory – the Reds’ Joey Votto will indeed make the trip out to Anaheim July 13 after fans voted him in to the last spot on the National League’s roster.
A much-publicized PR project titled “Go Red!” rings the “spirit of ’75″ as the Reds and Red Sox are matched again in their joint campaigns to recruit votes from fans.