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The Youk rebuke

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April 15 -- Valentine says he doesn't think Kevin Youkilis is "as physically or emotionally into the game." The next day, Youkilis demands an explanation, while Dustin Pedroia says, "That's not how we go about our stuff here.'' Valentine later apologizes. "I don't know if he accepted my apology. It was sincere," he said. "The last thing in the world I would want him to think is that this was anything but an answer to a question that seemed like the question was jabbing at him. I was just trying to smooth it over. I guess I didn't."

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