kevin youkilis

Kirk Minihane
April 16, 2012 - 5:10 am
"I don't think he's as physically or emotionally into the game as he has been in the past for some reason." -- Bobby Valentine on Kevin Youkilis That didn't take long. The media has tried awful hard to make a controversy out of all things Bobby Valentine since he was hired last December. But let's...
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April 11, 2012 - 7:29 am
Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine joined the Dennis & Callahan show Wednesday morning to discuss his team and the first five games of the 2012 season. With the Red Sox at 1-4 and coming off a loss to the Blue Jays, the Sox are looking to right the ship and improve what they have struggled with...
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April 07, 2012 - 12:57 am
It has been an eventful offseason for Josh Beckett . The 31-year-old righthander was accused of drinking beer and eating fried chicken in the Red Sox clubhouse during games last season. He saw manager Terry Francona step away from the team, then watched as the Red Sox replaced Francona with Bobby...
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March 22, 2012 - 3:35 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Among the various elements that the Red Sox must factor into their plans for their rotation, add a first-half return of Daisuke Matsuzaka . That, at least, was the message from Red Sox manager Daisuke Matsuzaka after the rehabbing right-hander -- now more than nine months...
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Rob Bradford
March 15, 2012 - 6:16 am
Two days after ESPN commentator Karl Ravech revealed on the air that, after conversations with Bobby Valentine , it should not surprise anybody if Kevin Youkilis leads off for the Red Sox , sure enough, Kevin Youkilis is leading off for the Red Sox. ( Update: When talking with reporters Thursday...
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February 20, 2012 - 9:44 am
brightcove.createExperiences(); FORT MYERS -- In 2004, Kevin Youkilis was the only rookie member of the first Red Sox championship team in 86 years. That being the case, he now finds himself at an unfamiliar vantage point. Tim Wakefield has retired. Jason Varitek is not in camp, and may likewise be...
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Mike Petraglia
February 19, 2012 - 2:11 pm
FORT MYERS -- Mike Aviles is accustomed to making changes on the fly. This winter was no different. He was in Puerto Rico getting ready to compete for an outfield job, with the vacancy in right field and Carl Crawford on the shelf in left. Then, just over three weeks before camp, he was stunned...
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February 10, 2012 - 2:40 am
Welcome to Friday's Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . FRIDAY'S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Celtics at Raptors, 7 p.m. (CSNNE; WEEI) NBA: Lakers at Knicks, 8 p.m. (ESPN) NBA: Thunder at Jazz , 10:30 p.m. (ESPN)...
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September 15, 2011 - 3:32 am
Welcome to Thursday's Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . WHAT'S HAPPENING LOCALLY THURSDAY: MLB: Rays at Red Sox , 7:10 p.m. (NESN; WEEI) AROUND THE WEB: '™¦ Mexican TV reporter Ines Sainz , who was the...
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Rob Bradford
April 06, 2011 - 7:55 pm
CLEVELAND -- Kevin Youkilis ' first thought was to drop the ball. After that, he expected some sort of chaos. Just not this kind of chaos. To set the scene ... With nobody out and the bases loaded, reliever Dan Wheeler had been brought on to face Cleveland outfielder Michael Brantley . Hitting...
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