|Apr. 30 2:19 PM PT3:19 PM MT4:19 PM CT5:19 PM ET17:19 ET21:19 GMT5:19 CST2:19 PM MST4:19 PM EST4:49 PM VEN1:19 UAE (+1)4:19 PM CT-Youkilis, who has a lumbar spine sprain, is happy his back injury doesn't appear serious and thinks he could return to the Yankees' lineup as soon as his stint on the 15-day disabled list is up.
Analysis: The infielder was back at the ballpark Wednesday, one day after being told to stay home and rest following an epidural injection. He says he should be able to resume baseball activities in about a week and hopes he's ready to go when he's eligible to come off the DL on May 13.
|Apr. 28 9:29 AM PT10:29 AM MT11:29 AM CT12:29 PM ET12:29 ET16:29 GMT0:29 CST9:29 AM MST11:29 AM EST11:59 AM VEN20:29 UAE11:29 AM CT-Youkilis is out of the New York Yankees' lineup for the eighth time in nine games because of a bad back and he could be headed to the disabled list.
Analysis: Youkilis had an MRI Monday and would not speculate about his status when he spoke before the Yankees played the Houston Astros. He missed six games, then played first base Saturday and was 0 for 3 with a walk. He woke up tight Sunday.
|Apr. 22 3:58 PM PT4:58 PM MT5:58 PM CT6:58 PM ET18:58 ET22:58 GMT6:58 CST3:58 PM MST5:58 PM EST6:28 PM VEN2:58 UAE (+1)5:58 PM CT-Youkilis returned to New York's lineup Saturday after missing six games.
Analysis: He had been dealing with tightness in his lower back.
|Apr. 13 11:33 PM PT12:33 AM MT1:33 AM CT2:33 AM ET2:33 ET6:33 GMT14:33 CST11:33 PM MST1:33 AM EST2:03 AM VEN10:33 UAE1:33 AM CT-Youkilis went 3 for 3 and had an error Friday in a 5-2 win over the O's.
Analysis: Youkilis has hit safely in all nine games for New York, going 14 for 33. He's 1 for 9 against Jason Hammel, who starts Saturday for the Birds.
|Apr. 6 2:15 PM PT3:15 PM MT4:15 PM CT5:15 PM ET17:15 ET21:15 GMT5:15 CST2:15 PM MST4:15 PM EST4:45 PM VEN1:15 UAE (+1)4:15 PM CT-Youkilis went 2 for 4 with a home run in an 8-3 loss to Detroit on Friday.
Analysis: Youkilis also added two RBIs. He's hit safely in each of the first four games.
|Feb. 14 11:34 AM PT12:34 PM MT1:34 PM CT2:34 PM ET14:34 ET19:34 GMT3:34 CST12:34 PM MST2:34 PM EST3:04 PM VEN23:34 UAE1:34 PM CT-Youkilis has taken part in his first workout with the New York Yankees. The one-time Boston Red Sox third baseman was part of a pre-spring training session Thursday at the Yankees' minor league complex.
Analysis: Youkilis took batting practice and also stopped at Steinbrenner Field, where New York's pitchers and catchers held their second day of workouts, and talked with manager Joe Girardi.
|Feb. 5 11:57 AM PT12:57 PM MT1:57 PM CT2:57 PM ET14:57 ET19:57 GMT3:57 CST12:57 PM MST2:57 PM EST3:27 PM VEN23:57 UAE1:57 PM CT-Yankees reliever Joba Chamberlain says he's received a text message from new teammate Youkilis and hopes whatever tension existed between the two is past.
Analysis: When the Yankees played the Red Sox, Chamberlain and Youkilis feuded over inside fastballs. After Youkilis agreed to join the Yankees in December, the pitcher left him a voice mail. Chamberlain said in January that he had not heard back, but said Tuesday he had received a text.