Kevin Youkilis, Bobby Valentine talk

Updated: June 13, 2012, 10:27 PM ET
By Matt Porter | Special to ESPNBoston.com

MIAMI -- Kevin Youkilis doesn't shy away from talking trades with his friends and family. They usually avoid talking baseball with him anyway, but his walls are down if they bring up the subject.

Youkilis is generally approachable in the clubhouse. But he's ready with a monotone mask for reporters asking about his future, lest anyone improperly spin his words.

"Just don't want to say anything other than what I always do," said the Boston Red Sox third baseman, who missed Wednesday ...

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