kevin youkilis

June 01, 2012 - 10:32 am
Appearing on Mut & Merloni on Friday afternoon, former Red Sox infielder Kevin Millar discussed Boston's recent success and how position changes are affecting the team. Millar said the Red Sox, despite their early season struggles, will be leading the division by June's end because of pitching...
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May 31, 2012 - 3:03 pm
Nine games into the season, Bobby Valentine described struggling veteran Kevin Youkilis as not being "as physically or emotionally into the game as he has been in the past for some reason." The comments created a stir, as the new Red Sox manager had made his first controversial statement about a...
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May 30, 2012 - 9:53 am
Appearing on Mutt & Merloni on Wednesday afternoon, ESPN baseball analysts Buster Olney discussed strategies the Red Sox can implement for the injured Dustin Pedroia . He said the Red Sox have the leisure to let Pedroia rest until he is completely healthy, and manager Bobby Valentine 's...
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May 26, 2012 - 4:40 am
Josh Beckett doesn't seem like the same pitcher who was recently booed by the Fenway faithful on his way to the dugout, as the 32-year-old has won his last two starts, giving up a total of one earned run. In his last trip to the mound Beckett pitched 7 2/3 innings of one-run, seven-hit baseball,...
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May 20, 2012 - 4:32 am
The 2011 season was little short of a disaster for right-hander Stolmy Pimentel . He was battered to the tune of an 0-9 record and 9.12 ERA last year in Double-A Portland, resulting in that cruelest of things in July, a demotion to High-A Salem, a level that Pimentel thought had been left in his...
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May 19, 2012 - 8:54 am
Keury De La Cruz has never been prominently mentioned as a Red Sox prospect. He signed for just $120,000 out of the Dominican as a 17-year-old in early 2009, having been passed over as a 16-year-old the previous summer. But his performance to date in the Sox system -- particularly in a 2012 season...
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May 17, 2012 - 7:12 am
NESN Red Sox analyst Jerry Remy made his weekly appearance on the Dennis & Callahan show Thursday morning in a discussion that involved his thoughts on what should happen to Will Middlebrooks once Kevin Youkilis returns from injury. '€œI would say Pawtucket because you don'€™t want him...
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May 17, 2012 - 6:18 am
In all likelihood, Gavin Cecchini will not be a member of the Red Sox . The highly regarded shortstop is a near lock to be off the board by the time the Red Sox have a chance to make their first first-round selection at No. 24 overall. Of course, the fact that the Red Sox have another Cecchini --...
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May 16, 2012 - 10:29 am
ESPN MLB analyst Buster Olney joined Mut & Merloni Wednesday afternoon for his weekly discussion about the latest happenings in the Red Sox clubhouse, which included his thoughts on the team potentially shopping Kevin Youkilis . Youkilis, who will begin his rehab stint Wednesday night for...
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May 15, 2012 - 12:27 pm
All spring, the clamor for Jose Iglesias was driven by a chief force, namely, the idea that his spectacular defense would outweigh any offensive deficiencies he might have. That assessment was a direct reflection upon the sense that Mike Aviles was not an adequate defender at the position. He was...
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