Youk was so disappointing he's no longer around, having been shipped to the White Sox after hitting .233 with four homers and just 14 RBI in 146 at-bats. Granted, Alex Rodriguez hasn't earned his money with the Yankees (.266, 13 homers), but at least he is still there. If there is any consolation for Youk, he's been tearing it up in Chicago. Will Middlebrooks has replaced Youk and done a good job in Boston, so unless A-Rod improves (he hit just .211 over his past seven games), the overpaid former All-Star could be the No-Star for the second half.
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