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Trade Values: Kevin Youkilis

Trade Values: Kevin Youkilis

The Boston Red Sox are reported to be in full-on sell mode with regards to Kevin Youkilis.  There have been reports that Youkilis is "being shopped everywhere" and the Pirates have been one of the teams linked to him right from the start.  If this were 2008-2010, that would be fantastic news.  But alas, the calendar says this is 2012 and this season has been a trying one for Youkilis.

He has never been a picture of good health, but this year his back has really flared up on him.  There was also his dust up with new manager Bobby Valentine at the beginning of the season.  During an interview, Valentine openly questioned Youkilis' heart and desire.  From that point on, it seemed as the question was not "if" but "when" he would be gone.

Youkilis is having an awful season at the plate, w...

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