Red Sox offseason overview - with the Boston Globe's Gordon Edes
A return to his former position is hardly out of the question for Youkilis, depending on what other moves Epstein makes. The free-agent pickings for first basemen are extremely thin this winter, so it wouldn’t follow that doing so in 2007 is likely, but there are a lot of moveable parts this winter, and how the Sox proceed will depend in part on the ripple effect of some of those moves.
2. Kevin Youkilis
A return to his former position is hardly out of the question for Youkilis, depending on what other moves Epstein makes. The free-agent pickings for first basemen are extremely thin this winter, so it wouldn’t follow that doing so in 2007 is likely, but there are a lot of moveable parts this winter, and how the Sox proceed will depend in part on the ripple effect of some of those moves.
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