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GM: Teams have asked about Youkilis

Updated: June 1, 2012, 3:44 PM ET
ESPNBoston.com

Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington on Friday denied a report the Red Sox were telling other teams they were "definitely" trading infielder Kevin Youkilis, calling it "inaccurate" in an email to WEEI.com.

"Some teams have checked in on him," Cherington wrote to WEEI.com. "We haven't told any teams we plan to trade him. It's our job to listen if teams have interest. He's swinging the bat well since coming off the DL and (is) a big part of our team and lineup."

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