How did Kevin Youkilis get to the White Sox?

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How did Kevin Youkilis get to the White Sox?

On Sunday, the White Sox dealt Brent Lillibridge and Zach Stewart to Boston for Kevin Youkilis, ending Youkilis' nine-year run with the Red Sox. While Youkilis spent his entire career with one organization, Lillibridge and Stewart are going to their fourth franchise.

Here's how the White Sox acquired the pieces necessary to obtain Youkilis:

Brent Lillibridge:

To Chicago: Acquired from Atlanta along with Tyler Flowers, Jon Gilmore and Santos Rodriguez for Javier Vazquez and Boone Logan (Dec. 4, 2008)

To Atlanta: Acquired from Pittsburgh along with Mike Gonzalez for Jamie Romak and Adam LaRoche (Jan. 19, 2007)

To Pittsburgh: Drafted in the fourth round of the 2005 MLB Draft

Zach Stewart:

To Chicago: Acquired from Toronto along with Jason Frasor for Edwin Jackson and Mark Teahen (July 27, 2011)

To Toronto: Acquired from Cincinnati along with Edwin Encarnacion and Josh Roenicke for Scott Rolen (July 31, 2009)

To Cincinnati: Drafted in the third round of the 2008 MLB Draft

Preview: Chris Sale faces Jose Quintana, White Sox Tuesday on CSN

Preview: Chris Sale faces Jose Quintana, White Sox Tuesday on CSN

 

The White Sox take on the Red Sox on Tuesday, and you can catch all the action on CSN and live streaming on CSNChicago.com and the NBC Sports App.

Coverage begins with White Sox Pregame Live at 6:30 p.m. Be sure to stick around after the final out to get analysis and player reaction on White Sox Postgame Live.

Today’s starting pitching matchup: Jose Quintana (2-6, 4.82 ERA) vs. Chris Sale (5-2, 2.34 ERA)

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SportsTalk Live Podcast: Chris Sale returns to Chicago

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SportsTalk Live Podcast: Chris Sale returns to Chicago

In this episode of the SportsTalk Live Podcast, Mark Carman (WGN Radio), Chris Hine (Chicago Tribune) and Seth Gruen (Bleacher Report) join Mark Schanowski on the panel.

Chris Sale is back in town. Do the White Sox miss their old ace?

Meanwhile, Jake Arrieta’s agent defends his client’s velocity drop. Does he have a point?

Plus LeBron James talks about his legacy, Tiger Woods’ fall from grace continues and the panel remembers legendary sportswriter Frank Deford.

Listen to the full episode at this link or in the embedded player below: