5 Reasons Kevin Youkilis Would Be Perfect Fit for the New York Yankees

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5 Reasons Kevin Youkilis Would Be Perfect Fit for the New York Yankees
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While it's true that the New York Yankees need to get younger, they also need capable players on their 25-man roster that can contribute both with the bat and the glove.

Enter Kevin Youkilis, who celebrates his 34th birthday at the end of March.

Youkilis, a career .286 hitter, isn't the All-Star that he used to be while getting under the skin of the Bronx Bombers and their faithful during the more than eight years that he spent with the Boston Red Sox, but he's still a capable player who fits what the Yankees need this offseason like a glove.

Here are five reasons Youk makes perfect sense for the Yankees to bring on-board for the 2013 season.

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