Red Sox
Besides playing Gold Glove-caliber defense at first base (he is without an error there in 132 games), Youkilis's bat and flexibility (he has hit in six different lineup spots) provided an important spark over the first half of the season. Though he slowed down late in the summer and is now battling a wrist injury, we can't forget what he's meant to the Sox this season.
Foremost at first
Besides playing Gold Glove-caliber defense at first base (he is without an error there in 132 games), Youkilis's bat and flexibility (he has hit in six different lineup spots) provided an important spark over the first half of the season. Though he slowed down late in the summer and is now battling a wrist injury, we can't forget what he's meant to the Sox this season.
(Globe Staff Photo / Jim Davis)