Former Boston Red Sox star Kevin Youkilis inked a $12 million, one-year deal last year to fill in as third baseman for injured Yankee Alex Rodriguez for the first half of the Major League Baseball 2013 season. Now, he’s looking to make a less controversial deal.
The Ohio native, whose star turns on the baseball field inspired Sox fans to chant “Yoouuuk!,” is looking to rent a Downtown Manhattan spread for the duration of his contract with the Yankees, The Real Deal has learned. He has enlisted the help of Brown Harris Stevens broker Leslie Mintzer in his search, sources said. [more]