Posted July 06, 2012 on AP on Fox
Kevin Youkilis may find the Chicago White Sox's season-long problems at home a bit surprising. The third baseman had an outstanding first series at U.S. Cellular Field with the White Sox, who will be in search of a sixth straight home victory in Friday night's series opener against the Toronto Blue Jays. The White Sox (45-37) have moved over .500 at home at 22-21 for the first time since their first series. This six-game homestand began with Youkilis shining in his first games in Chicago with his new team. Youkilis, acquired June 24 from Boston, went 6 for 13 with two homers and six RBIs in a three-game sweep of Texas. He capped the series with a go-ahead homer in the sixth inning off 11-game winner Matt Harrison in Thursday's 2-1 victory. Youkilis had three homers in 20 games at U.S. Cellular Field with the Red Sox. "I haven't gotten too good of a feel for it yet," Youkilis said about his new home park. "Hopefully the ball keeps jumping. We got g...
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