New York Post "Joe Girardi said he doesn’t know when he will get Mark Teixeira or Kevin Youkilis back from the disabled list, but the Yankees manager reported Tuesday the first baseman and corner infielder are making progress. “He had four more [at-bats],’’ Girardi said of Teixeira’s participation in a..." May 22
Newark Star-Ledger "The Yankees have placed infielder Kevin Youkilis on the disabled list with a lumbar spine sprain, and recalled infielder Corban Joseph in his place. Youkilis, 34, had missed seven of the last eight games due to lingering discomfort in his lower back. He will be eligible to return on May..." April 30
DL (with backdating) seems like for Youk. mri showed "no changes'' in back. will get shot.
So no Youkilis, again, but Austin Romine gets a start.
Newark Star-Ledger "Yankees infielder Kevin Youkilis experienced a setback with his cranky lower back on Sunday, suffering a return of stiffness in the nettlesome area, and will undergo an MRI on Monday. Youkilis returned to the lineup on Saturday after six days off. He reported a fresh bout of trouble in the same..." April 29
Youkilis probably out of the lineup again. Back Still stiff.
Youkilis probably out of the lineup again. Back Still stiff.
New York Post "If Kevin Youkilis’ bothersome back does not allow him to play today against Blue Jays lefty J.A. Happ, there is a very good chance he lands on the disabled list. “It’s been a week now, so I think you look and see where he is [today] and then you make a decision what you are going to do and when..." April 27
Youkilis back in #Yankees lineup today. No DL evidently.
No Youkilis. Girardi said the team will likely make a decision on the DL tomorrow.
New York Post "Kevin Youkilis believed he could have played yesterday, but Yankees manager Joe Girardi wanted to make sure the lower-back tightness that forced Youkilis out of Saturday’s game did not turn into a bigger problem. “I think there is a pretty decent possibility he will be a player for us..." April 22
Kevin Youkilis scratched from the Yankees' lineup. Lyle Overbay is in tonight at 1B.
Yankees say Youkilis left game with tightness in his lower back.
Boston Herald "Take it from Kevin Youkilis: Of all the positives that emerged from the Red Sox’ first two games, two stood out above the rest. Jon Lester and Clay Buchholz pitched like aces again. As much as anybody, Youkilis understands the impact Lester and Buchholz have on the Red Sox’ fortunes. To wit:..." April 05
New York Daily News "Kevin Youkilis says it’s almost always the first comment or question he hears from someone meeting him for the first time: “You’re the guy with that weird stance.” Or “How the heck do you hit like that?’’ Yes, Youkilis, the new Yankee, has a glittering major league resume that includes..." March 17
New York Post "Phil Hughes’ back is without pain. However, his slider could use an aspirin. Hughes, who remains a question mark to start the season in the rotation, made it through a 27-pitch bullpen session yesterday morning at Steinbrenner Field. “I am pain-free, which is the biggest issue. Now it’s just..." March 12
New York Daily News "Two years ago, the Red Sox appeared to be primed for a long run as the kings of baseball. The trade for Adrian Gonzalez and the signing of free-agent Carl Crawford had bolstered Boston’s already talented roster, one Kevin Youkilis and his teammates believed was ready for greatness. The..." March 03
New York Daily News "Kevin Youkilis is a fan of baseball’s drug-testing program, so much so that he is still surprised every time he hears that a player has flunked an exam. “If guys are going to cheat, they’re going to cheat,” Youkilis said. “They’re also going to get caught now more than ever. Some guys believe in..." February 28
New York Daily News "Kevin Youkilis wanted to play Tuesday against the Phillies. Joe Girardi had other ideas. After experiencing soreness on his left side on Monday, Youkilis was scratched from the short bus ride to Clearwater and given the day off for precautionary reasons. “Basically, yesterday I had a little..." February 27
Boston Herald "Kevin Youkilis was looking for less drama than he had with the Red Sox. So, naturally, he escaped to New York, the city that never sleeps, to play for the Yankees, the bull’s eye of baseball scrutiny, and replaced Alex Rodriguez, the biggest drama king in the game today. In the belly of the..." February 27
New York Post "Kevin Youkilis downplayed the reason he was scratched from Tuesday’s lineup against the Phillies. But when it comes to physical issues in the Yankees’ camp nothing is taken lightly. Considering Youkilis’ recent medical history, nothing should. So when Alex Rodriguez’s replacement at third..." February 27
New York Post "Honestly? Yeah, it looked a little strange. Forget the tinkering Kevin Youkilis has done with that batting stance of his, which always looked like he was trying to sneak in a few quick moments of yoga or pilates while the pitcher was determining whether to come at him with a fastball or a..." February 26
MLB.com "Kevin Youkilis was scratched from Tuesday's Yankees lineup for precautionary reasons after the third baseman said that he felt a cramp above his left hip. The Yankees have described Youkilis' injury as a sore left oblique, and manager Joe Girardi said that Youkilis should be re-evaluated in a..." February 26
New York Daily News "Kevin Youkilis may have some ground to make up with Yankee fans, but Andy Pettitte loves the new guy already. And perhaps more significantly, he thinks Youkilis will give the Yankees something they need, adding some Paul O’Neill-like intensity on a daily basis. “I’m not the manager but I feel..." February 16
New York Post "Can we move beyond the sideshow stories involving Kevin Youkilis now? He has shaken Joba Chamberlain’s hand. Explained his heart still being in Boston. Professed his love for all things New York and Yankees. So can we get to the only element that actually will matter in 2013: Can Youkilis..." February 16
New York Daily News "There were no hard feelings as Kevin Youkilis and Joba Chamberlain greeted each other Friday morning in the Yankees clubhouse, but there was plenty of talk about mustaches. The former rivals finally met face-to-face as Youkilis made his second visit to Steinbrenner Field. Both players professed..." February 16
Bergen Record "Though Kevin Youkilis has been fitted for pinstripes, his Boston experience — including two world championship seasons — is forever stitched into his DNA. "I’ll always be a Red Sox," said Youkilis, arriving four days before position players officially report. "One bad half year doesn’t take..." February 15
New York Post "When Kevin Youkilis squeezes into a Yankees uniform on Opening Day against the Red Sox at Yankee Stadium, he won’t have erased his days in Boston. “To say that you negate all the years I played for the Boston Red Sox and all the tradition and you look at all the stuff I have piled up in my..." February 15
ESPN.com "Kevin Youkilis has two messages for New York Yankees fans: He'll always be a Boston Red Sox, and he'll never be Alex Rodriguez. A newly clean-shaven Youkilis made his first appearance in Yankees camp on Thursday, going straight from a red-eye flight from his home in San Jose, California to the..." February 14
New York Post "A text message Joba Chamberlain received from Kevin Youkilis appears to have put an end to whatever lingering bad blood the two may have shared. Not long after Youkilis signed with the Yankees to take Alex Rodriguez’s place at third base, Chamberlain left his new teammate a voicemail. And at a..." February 06
CSN Baltimore "As the Yankees turn … They haven't even reported to spring training yet and there is drama. If you assumed Kevin Youkilis' transition from longtime Yankees nemesis while with the Red Sox to new teammate in New York would be seamless, assume again. Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain reached out..." January 24
New York Post "Kevin Youkilis got the message, but wasn't sending one to Joba Chamberlain by not returning his call, the Yankee third baseman's agent said yesterday. A day after Chamberlain acknowledged he left Youkilis a voicemail last month in an attempt to heal old wounds — and never heard back — Youkilis'..." January 24
New York Post "Joba Chamberlain attempted to be the first Yankee to welcome Kevin Youkilis to The Bronx yesterday when he phoned the third baseman with the likely intention of clearing the air. The initial try resulted in Chamberlain leaving a voice mail for Youkilis, who officially will become a Yankee when..." December 13
New York Post "You play detective. You try to figure out who Kevin Youkilis is these days, now that the Yankees have given him $12 million to be Alex Rodriguez's replacement for half a season — maybe longer. So you place calls to the two men who managed him last year, and by the time those conversations are..." December 13
River Ave Blues "The Yankees plugged their third base hole last night, agreeing to sign Kevin Youkilis to a one-year contract worth $12M. As I wrote yesterday, every win added to the team's ledger this offseason will have a big impact on their division title chances next season given how tightly packed the AL East..." December 12
Chicago Tribune "White Sox general manager Rick Hahn acknowledged the competition to re-sign free agent third baseman Kevin Youkilis has become tougher. "It's not a shock that he has heard from a bunch of teams," Hahn said Thursday of Youkilis, who reportedly has attracted interest from the Phillies, Dodgers,..." November 16
South Side Sox "When the 'Greek God of Walks' came over from Boston last season he was practically gift-wrapped. Chicago paid $1.12 million of the $12.25 million he banked last year in what turned out to be the last best thing Kenny Williams did in office. All the Sox gave up for him was Brent Lillibridge (who..." November 01
Hardball Talk "Chicago declined its $13 million option on Kevin Youkilis earlier this week, buying him out for $1 million instead, but the White Sox are interested in bringing him back at a reduced salary. New general manager Rick Hahn said during a radio interview with ESPN-1000 that he laid out the..." November 01
ESPN.com "The Chicago White Sox will be without designated hitter Adam Dunn for a fourth consecutive game due an oblique strain on Monday, but welcome back third baseman Kevin Youkilis after he missed the last three games due to the birth of his child. Dunn originally suffered the injury against the..." September 10
CSN Chicago "The White Sox are a vengeful bunch. Players don't like to talk about retaliation, but the motivation exists. Kevin Youkilis and Dewayne Wise proved it again on Tuesday night. One night after old American League East foe Joba Chamberlain hit him with a pitch, Youkiils sank his former enemies..." August 22
Chicago Tribune "Third baseman Kevin Youkilis hopes to return to the Chicago White Sox's lineup Wednesday night. "Hopefully I can come out and play (Wednesday night)," Youkilis said after the Sox's 5-2 loss to Kansas City. "So we'll see (Wednesday)." Youkilis was scratched from the starting lineup about 2..." August 08
Chicago Tribune "The White Sox have been resilient — and talented — enough to turn even adversity into victory. Just when it looked bleakest Sunday — with starter Francisco Liriano leaving with a right leg bruise and a one-run deficit to the Angels — the Sox plugged into an unexpected power source. That..." August 06
Chicago Sun-Times "The White Sox are hitting home runs, hanging in games after they fall behind and taking potential playoff rivals such as the Los Angeles Angels to the limit. But despite all the good things the Sox did in their second consecutive extra-inning game Saturday, the Angels evened the series with a..." August 05
ESPN.com "Chicago White Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis left Wednesday's 8-2 win with what the team described as a sprained left ankle in the fourth inning. Manager Robin Ventura indicated that Youkilis sustained the injury rounding first base on a third-inning RBI single. Ventura said he didn't think..." July 25
NESN "As far as homecomings go, Kevin Youkilis' could have gone better. Sure, some numbers were there -- Youk hit .417 over the course of the four-game series while hitting a home run and driving in three runs -- but the most important numbers for Youkilis have always been the wins and losses. So..." July 20
Chicago Sun-Times "Boston reporters who've been around White Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis for a long time say Youkilis looked as though the weight of the world was lifted off his shoulders the day he played his first game with his new teammates and manager Robin Ventura. That was in Minnesota on June 25...." July 19
Chicago Sun-Times "Can Kevin Youkilis' week be any better? A night after reacquainting himself with adoring fans who applauded and "Youuuked" his every move, the White Sox third baseman reacquainted himself with Fenway Park's Green Monster, clearing it for a three-run home run Tuesday night against left-hander..." July 18
Boston Globe "When Kevin Youkilis highlighted the White Sox' 7-5 victory over the Red Sox Tuesday night, clobbering a three-run homer off Jon Lester with two out in the fourth, the reaction of the Fenway Park crowd of 37,771 seemed puzzling. No one was quite sure if the crowd was cheering Youkilis, chanting..." July 18
Chicago Tribune "Kevin Youkilis hasn't said anything about former manager Bobby Valentine. But he made a big statement Tuesday night with his bat, clubbing a three-run homer with first base open and two outs in the fourth inning that enabled Philip Humber and the White Sox to hold on for a 7-5 victory over the..." July 18
CSN New England "As return engagements go, Kevin Youkilis had a pretty good one. Returning to Fenway Park as a member of the Chicago White Sox, Youkilis enjoyed an almost perfect night. He was given a standing ovation before his first at-bat in the first inning, then added three hits -- a single and two..." July 17