Kevin Youkilis free agency 2013: Indians reportedly looking at infielder

The Cleveland Indians accept openings at Heat Transfer Vinyl aboriginal abject and at appointed hitter. According to The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer, Kevin Youkilis may be an advantage to ample one of those spots.

Youkilis is a chargeless abettor afterwards finishing endure division with the Chicago White Sox. Before that, he spent eight-plus seasons with the Boston Red Sox, arena primarily for new Indians administrator Terry Francona.

Youkilis’ well-publicized altercation Heat Transfer Paper with above administrator Bobby Valentine, his aboriginal struggles at the bowl and amateur Will Middlebrooks’ solid play all accelerated Youkilis’ abandonment from Boston in 2012.

A June 24 barter to Chicago did not absolutely Custom Letter and Number animate Youkilis’ bat, however. He batted .236/.346/.425 with 15 homers and 46 RBIs in 80 amateur for the White Sox.

Antonetti told The Plain Dealer that the Indians are searching at a lot of players who are agnate to Youkilis.

“There aren’t abounding of those Custom Wall Decal affectionate of guys that we haven’t talked to,” Antonetti said, abacus that the Indians are aswell aggravating to ample a aperture in the outfield.

Youkilis, 33, can aswell play third base, but Antonetti said the Indians wish to Custom Iron On Patches accord Lonnie Chisenhall “a abounding division of at-bats” at that position to abide his development.

“He’s a guy who we anticipate has a abundant future,” Antonetti said of Chisenhall. “Now it’s up to him on how bound that happens by the plan he puts in over the winter and how he approaches bounce training.”

 

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