FACTS/FLUKES: Youkilis, Nova, M. Cabrera, Harrell, Pierzynski

Fading plate patience and FB% limit Youkilis…While he claims he’ll “always be a Red Sock,” Kevin Youkilis (3B, NYY) will be in Yankees pinstripes this year. With Alex Rodriguez (3B, NYY) expected to miss at least the first few months of the season, Youkilis will see plenty of playing time. Can he overcome his own recent health woes to make a contribution?

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