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Kevin Youkilis has been on fire all season long, he is a big reason the Chicago White Sox have a three game lead in the American League Central. When we see Kevin Youkilis go hit-less in a game it makes you wonder if the White Sox magic is about to fade or is it just a bad day for the red hot Youkilis? The White Sox still have a lot of baseball to play this season and if they are going to make a serious run in the play-offs they are going to need the team to be firing on all cylinders.

The White Sox losing to a team like the Kansas City Royals goes to show you any team can win in Major League Baseball. The Sox have a game left in Kansas City today and I would expect Kevin Youkilis to proved some fire power this afternoon. Youkilis wasn’t the only White Sox hitter to suffer in the 6-3 loss to Kansas City, Alexei Ramirez only went 1-4, Dayan Viciedo went 1-4 and Alex Rios went 1-3. I say the White Sox will just chalk this one off to a slow day at the plate. The White Sox will show the reason they are in first place this afternoon is what my gut tells me.

Hey, tell what you think about the Whites Sox good year, just leave your comments below…..

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