Nikkan Sports reports that Kevin Youkilis has signed a contract with Japan's Rakuten Golden Eagles.
The Rays are interested in Kevin Youkilis, according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times.
Per Jack Curry of the YES Network, Yankees GM Brian Cashman called the agent of Kevin Youkilis to gauge interest, but was told the free agent wants to play near his home in California.
Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that Kevin Youkilis is beginning to draw interest as a "lower cost" corner infield option.
Per ESPN's Buster Olney, free agent Kevin Youkilis would like to continue his playing career in 2014.
Kevin Youkilis' (back) agent, Joe Bick, said that there is a "pretty good chance" his client would have been ready to play had the Yankees reached the playoffs.
Kevin Youkilis (back) hit off a tee and took soft-toss Friday.
Kevin Youkilis (back) has begun to take dry swings.
Kevin Youkilis (back) said Sunday that he has not ruled out returning to the Yankees this season.
Yankees transferred INF Kevin Youkilis from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
Kevin Youkilis has a herniated disc in his back and will undergo surgery to repair it on Thursday.
Yankees placed 3B Kevin Youkilis on the 15-day disabled list with a lumbar spine sprain.
Kevin Youkilis went 0-for-7 at the plate in Thursday's extra innings loss to the Athletics.
Kevin Youkilis (back) went 1-for-4 with a single in his to the lineup Tuesday.