The Chicago White Sox have acquired Kevin Youkilis from the Boston Red Sox, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports. Ken Rosenthal of FoxSports.com noted yesterday that the Red Sox were willing to pick up about $5mm of the remaining $8mm on Youkilis' tab.
Jim Bowden of ESPN and XM Radio notes the Red Sox will recevie a utility player and a pitcher in return.
The Red Sox had recently increased talks to move Youkilis as Will Middlebrooks was doing everything possible to stay in the Majors. The Dodgers, Indians among others had been rumored to be interested in the right handed third baseman.
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