Former Red Sox infielder Kevin Youkilis has agreed to a one-year, $12 million deal with the New York Yankees, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. According to the report, the deal is done pending a physical.
Youkilis played for the Red Sox from 2004 until last season. On June 24, the Red Sox traded Youkilis to the White Sox for righthanded pitcher Zach Stewart and utilityman Brent Lillibridge. Neither player is with the Red Sox organization.
Youkilis hit .235 with 19 home runs in 122 games between Chicago and Boston last season. He is expected to see time at third base in New York while Alex Rodriguez recovers from an injury.
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