Kevin Youkilis appears to be the leading candidate to be the starting first baseman next season after the departure of Kevin Millar (not offered arbitration) and John Olerud (retired). However, rumor has it the Red Sox are considering going after a lefthanded hitter (such as J.T. Snow or Adrian Gonzalez) to platoon with the righthanded Youkilis.
First base
Kevin Youkilis appears to be the leading candidate to be the starting first baseman next season after the departure of Kevin Millar (not offered arbitration) and John Olerud (retired). However, rumor has it the Red Sox are considering going after a lefthanded hitter (such as J.T. Snow or Adrian Gonzalez) to platoon with the righthanded Youkilis.
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