• Sources: Yankees offer Youkilis 1 year, $12M

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Dec 6, 2012
    Yankees general manager Brian Cashman declined to say whether he has made Youkilis an offer. The Indians are believed to be New York's prime competition for Youkilis, who turns 34 in March, and could be willing to offer Youkilis a two-year pact to play under former Boston manager Terry Francona. The Yankees are trying to lure Youkilis to replace Alex Rodriguez , who will undergo surgery on the labrum in his left hip in mid-January and is expected to need four to six months of recovery. The Yankees have an opening at third base because Alex Rodriguez will soon undergo surgery on his left hip, which is expected to sideline him until June. Chavez, who spent the last two seasons in New York as Rodriguez's backup, agreed to a one-year deal worth $3 million with the Arizona Diamondbacks
    • In Boston for charity event, Youkilis mum on future

      Kevin Youkilis was back in Boston on Thursday night for his annual charity event. He has a one-year, $12 million offer standing from the Yanks, with New York in need of a third baseman. But Youkilis didn't throw another log on the rumor-mill fire.
      Source: MLB.com

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