Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/8/14
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Kevin Youkilis went 1-for-4 in his second game with the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday, but this time in a 3-2 win over the Twins at Minnesota thanks to Gavin Floyd's seven scoreless innings. However, Youkilis still couldn't escape the national spotlight. This time it was presidential. Youkilis heard the news that a flap resulted when President Obama, a White Sox fan, made comments that touched a nerve in Red Sox Nation at a fundraiser in Boston on Monday night. While the popular former Red Sox third baseman was playing his first game for the White Sox, Obama was booed when he told the crowd: "I want to say thank you for Youkilis." Although some in the crowd thought they heard more chants of "Youuuk" than boos, Obama was caught a bit off guard. "I didn't think I was going to get any boos out of here," Obama said. "I should not have brought up baseball. I understand. My mistake." The aftermath hit Youkilis in full Tuesday, in the form of e-mails and text messages. "It was p...
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