Youk

Mike Petraglia
May 28, 2014 - 5:46 pm
No one had a better joy ride on the 2004 Boston Red Sox than Kevin Youkilis . He was a 25-year-old infielder wondering how long he would be toiling for the Red Sox in the minor leagues when he was called up on May 15 in Toronto to fill the void left by Bill Mueller's trip to the disabled list. He...
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Mike Petraglia
July 18, 2012 - 2:52 am
brightcove.createExperiences(); The obvious question after Tuesday night's game was whether the Red Sox regretted pitching to Kevin Youkilis and not putting him on first base in the fourth inning. Despite the crushing result - a three-run homer to the Monster seats in left -the answer the Red Sox...
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Mike Petraglia
July 17, 2012 - 3:27 am
brightcove.createExperiences(); In the end, Kevin Youkilis won the battle but Aaron Cook and the Red Sox won the war. The White Sox third baseman was shown the love by Red Sox fans and collected three hits while Cook shut down Chicago in a 5-1 win Monday night in what was billed - appropriately -...
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Mike Petraglia
July 16, 2012 - 3:01 pm
brightcove.createExperiences(); Before Monday's four-game series opener against his former team, Kevin Youkilis spent nearly 17 minutes answering questions about his return to Boston after being traded to the White Sox on June 24. He took the high road when asked about his strained relationship...
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Mike Petraglia
February 24, 2011 - 11:43 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- No, Red Sox manager Terry Francona didn't announce his Opening Day lineup for April 1 in Texas on Thursday. Nor did he announce who will be the first Red Sox pitcher of the 2011 regular season against the defending American League champions. But in raving about Kevin Youkilis ,...
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Mike Petraglia
February 15, 2011 - 5:00 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- If Kevin Youkilis fields third base the way he fielded questions for 20 minutes Tuesday morning inside the Red Sox minor league complex, he'll have no problem achieving one of his goals in 2011 - a Gold Glove at third base to match his one already on the mantle for first base...
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Mike Petraglia
July 25, 2009 - 3:23 pm
Kevin Youkilis was about as upfront as he could be with reporters when he was asked about how he felt about being given the night off - at least from the starting lineup on Saturday night. "I just had an off day," Youkilis said of his day off on Thursday, which he shared with the rest of the team...
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Mike Petraglia
February 22, 2009 - 9:07 am
Fort Myers, Fla. - Kevin Youkilis was very proud of his new aerodynamic look on Sunday. Gone is the full-chin beard (moutee), replaced with a more manicured, trimmed look, with the full mustache, soul patch and Fu Manchu. So what to call it? "The Youk-Fu," the one and only Red Sox first baseman...
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Mike Petraglia
February 15, 2009 - 9:00 am
Fort Myers, Fla. - Terry Francona couldn't help but notice how great the top four hitters in his lineup look. Not on paper but literally, how great they all look after a winter of conditioning. Francona was pretty happy to see Jacoby Ellsbury , Dustin Pedroia , David Ortiz and Kevin Youkilis all...
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