Youkilis won't comment on latest Valentine barb - DC News FOX 5 DC WTTG

Youkilis won't comment on latest Valentine barb

Posted: Updated:

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Chicago White Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis refused to comment Sunday on the latest criticism from Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine.

Valentine held Youkilis responsible for the rift between the two.

"I got nothing about any of that stuff," Youkilis said before a game against the Kansas City Royals. "I'm over all the Boston thing of this year. There is a lot of great past history, but the focus is on the White Sox."

The Red Sox traded Youkilis on June 24 to the White Sox, where he entered Sunday hitting .316 with 15 RBIs in 15 games. The White Sox open a three-game series Monday at Boston.

On April 15, Valentine said: "I don't think he's as physically or emotionally into the game as he has been in the past for some reason."

"I think the comment I made early, he made a big issue out of, and I don't think he ever wanted to get over it," Valentine said Sunday.

  • White SoxMore>>

  • Fuld's 2-run single lifts Twins over White Sox 4-3

    Fuld's 2-run single lifts Twins over White Sox 4-3

    Sunday, July 27 2014 11:13 PM EDT2014-07-28 03:13:45 GMT
    Sam Fuld hit a tiebreaking, two-run single off Javy Guerra in a three-run seventh inning, and the Minnesota Twins defeated the Chicago White Sox 4-3 Sunday to avoid a four-game sweep.
    Sam Fuld hit a tiebreaking, two-run single off Javy Guerra in a three-run seventh inning, and the Minnesota Twins defeated the Chicago White Sox 4-3 Sunday to avoid a four-game sweep.
  • Quinn proclaims Frank Thomas Day in Illinois

    Quinn proclaims Frank Thomas Day in Illinois

    Sunday, July 27 2014 10:57 AM EDT2014-07-27 14:57:00 GMT
    Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a proclamation making Sunday Frank Thomas Day as the former Chicago White Sox slugger is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
    Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a proclamation making Sunday Frank Thomas Day as the former Chicago White Sox slugger is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • Sale shuts down Twins in White Sox's 7-0 win

    Sale shuts down Twins in White Sox's 7-0 win

    Saturday, July 26 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-07-27 03:33:32 GMT
    Chris Sale tied a season high with 12 strikeouts in eight dominant innings, Alexei Ramirez hit his 10th homer, and the Chicago White Sox beat Minnesota 7-0 on Saturday night for their third straight win.
    Chris Sale tied a season high with 12 strikeouts in eight dominant innings, Alexei Ramirez hit his 10th homer, and the Chicago White Sox beat Minnesota 7-0 on Saturday night for their third straight win over the Twins.
Powered by WorldNow

WTTG FOX 5 & myfoxdc
5151 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20016
Main Number: (202) 244-5151
Newsroom: (202) 895-3000
fox5tips@wttg.com

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices