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Trade of Kevin Youkilis clears way for hot-hitting Red Sox rookie

Updated: June 26, 2012, 10:10 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Prior to the start of the seventh inning between the Boston Red Sox and Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night at Fenway Park, the video board in center field showed a highlight of the first at-bat in a Chicago White Sox uniform for Kevin Youkilis.

Even though Youkilis is no longer a member of the Red Sox, he's still a fan favorite in Boston and people here started to chant "Yoooouk" while they watched him ground out to shortstop against the Twins in Minnesota.

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