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Kevin Youkilis likes his new shade of sox

White Sox Youkilis celebrates game-winning single in MLB American League baseball game against Rangers in Chicago

Chicago White Sox batter Kevin Youkilis celebrates his game-winning single to left field in the 10th inning of their MLB American League baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Chicago, Illinois, July 4, 2012. REUTERS/Frank Polich (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASEBALL)

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Kevin Youkilis is doing just fine with the change of scenery.

Last night he singled home Alejandro De Aza in the bottom of the 10th to break a 4-4 and give the White Sox a walkoff win. He finished his night 2-for-4 with a walk.

So far since the trade he’s 11 for 36 (.306) with a homer and nine RBI since being traded by Boston. No, that’s not on his previous All-Star pace quite yet, but being given regular, daily playing time seems to agree with Youk thus far. Wouldn’t surprise me at all if he continues to improve all season long.