Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 4/30/12
Kevin Youkilis got off to a slow start to the 2012 season. But just when the All-Star third baseman was finally finding his groove, a nagging back injury cropped up. Youkilis has now missed the past two games for the Red Sox, and if the injury lingers it could very well be time to callup prized prospect Will Middlebrooks for a stint with the big club. Nick Cafardo and Tom Caron discussed the possibility during Red Sox Monster Monday. Check out the video above to get the inside scoop on Youkilis' injury and possibility of seeing Middlebrooks in the lineup...

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