Kevin Youkilis sent to White Sox

Updated: June 25, 2012, 5:44 PM ET
By Tony Lee | Special to ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox have traded infielder Kevin Youkilis to the Chicago White Sox for utility man Brent Lillibridge and right-hander Zach Stewart.

The AL Central-leading White Sox, who also received cash in the deal, have been looking for a third baseman because Brent Morel has been plagued by back problems.

The Red Sox will absorb all but $2 million of the $7.8 million still owed to Youkilis, sources told ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney.

"There is no ...

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