Chicago White Sox: 5 Reasons Kevin Youkilis Is a Fantasic Get by Kenny Williams

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Chicago White Sox: 5 Reasons Kevin Youkilis Is a Fantasic Get by Kenny Williams
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Chicago White Sox's general manager Kenny Williams pulled off the type of move that just might win his club a division title in a few months. Picking up Kevin Youkilis from the Boston Red Sox is a fantastic move even if the long-time Boston slugger isn't the player he was a few years ago.

The White Sox send right-hand pitcher Zach Stewart and utility player Brent Lillibridge east in the trade. Williams has upgraded the hot corner with a veteran bat who can hopefully improve the production Chicago has gotten out of Brent Morel and Orlando Hudson.

This move is not without risk, but I like the way this sets the White Sox up as they try to stay on top of the AL Central as we hit July.

Here are five reasons why:

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