There was plenty of emotion on the field and in the stands at Fenway Park on Sunday and deservedly so. Kevin Youkilis was a member of two World Series teams and played parts of nine seasons for the Red Sox. He was a career .287 hitter with an OPS of .875. Beyond the statistics, it's accurate to say he played as hard as he could every second he was on the field. How do you trade a guy like that?
The tough trade that had to be made
Boston Globe | Jun 25