Youkilis in Red Sox lineup but still sore

Updated: July 8, 2010, 12:55 AM ET
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Kevin Youkilis was in the Boston lineup one day after hurting his right ankle and went hitless in five at-bats in Wednesday's 6-4 loss to Tampa Bay.

Youkilis lined out to deep center with the tying runs on base to end the game against Matt Garza, the Rays starter pressed into closer duty.

It was the first time all season Youkilis has gone 0-for-5. He went 0-for-5 just once last season, and since the start of the 2007 season, has done so only six times.

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