Youkilis will bat second for the White Sox, with Gordon Beckham getting dropped to the No. 9 spot in the order.
Ryan Dempster further raised his trade value with eight shutout innings, pitching the Chicago Cubs past the Minnesota Twins 8-2 Sunday.
Minnesota has had the White Sox’s number over the last three years, but if the Sox are serious about winning this year, they need to beat the Twins.
It can’t get any worse for the White Sox. This has to be the bottom of the seemingly endless downward spiral for the team.
The White Sox’s start to the season has Jerry Reinsdorf in the middle of a bad dream.
The only proper way to render what that was last night would be to have it painted in oil by Bruegel the Elder and hung in the Prado.
Francisco Liriano pitched the major leagues’ first no-hitter of the season, throwing his first career complete game in the Minnesota Twins’ 1-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox