Yanks announce Kevin Youkilis' deal

Updated: December 14, 2012, 6:28 PM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

Former Boston Red Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis is officially a New York Yankee, the team announced Friday, and will be the every-day player at the position in place of injured Alex Rodriguez.

"I'd never thought I'd be on [the] other side of the rivalry," Youkilis said.

Youkilis is receiving a $12 million, one-year contract. Rodriguez is out until at least June and maybe longer after he undergoes a second hip surgery in January.

"He will be penciled in as our every-day third ...

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