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AL East: The Yankees Are Rebuilding for This Year Again

the announcement that Alex Rodriguez needed hip surgery, as a New York Yankees fan, I was strangely excited. Finally the Yankees would use this opportunity to get younger on the diamond, I thought. We could let an unproven young talent take over for a few months and see if we had the next Derek Jeter on our hands.

Boy was I wrong.

Enter Kevin Youkilis, who will be 34 this year, on a one-year, $12 million deal. After spending the better part of eight seasons in Boston playing for the Red Sox, Youkilis over time had gained the disdain from Yankee fans that can only be brought on by a Red Sox uniform. Suddenly, he's our third baseman. At the age of 34. Until our regular third baseman comes back. At the age of 37.

In New York, ...

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