Kevin Youkilis 'proud to be Yankee'

Updated: February 15, 2013, 4:07 PM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

TAMPA, Fla. -- After saying "I'll always be a Red Sock" on Thursday, Kevin Youkilis has an updated message to Yankees fans: My bad.

"The one comment alone looks bad," a smiling Youkilis said early Friday morning outside the team's clubhouse. "Let's be honest, I mean, the comment by itself looks terrible, but that was not what it was meant to be."

Youkilis said that after eight-and-a-half seasons in Boston, he can't just erase that from his memory bank, but ...

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