Kevin Youkilis feels love at Fenway

July, 16, 2012
7/16/12
11:03
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McDonald By Joe McDonald
ESPNChicago.com
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BOSTON -- Prior to his first game back at Fenway Park since he was traded to the Chicago White Sox last month, former Red Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis said Monday afternoon he's a competitor and it doesn't matter whom the opponent is.

Yeah, right.

Youkilis went 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and a run scored in his return to Boston for the first time since he was traded on June 24. It was the fourth time he's had at least three hits in the 17 games he's played with the White Sox.

Those three knocks weren't enough, however, as the Red Sox defeated the White Sox, 5-1, so it was a bittersweet homecoming for Youkilis.

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Joe McDonald

Reporter, ESPNBoston.com

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