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Kevin Youkilis' rehab progressing, but he has yet to swing

Kevin Youkilis of the Yankees reacts after being

(Credit: Mike Stobe)

Third base coach Rob Thomson walked through the Yankees clubhouse before the game placing printouts of Thursday’s lineup at each player’s chair.

Injured third baseman Kevin Youkilis was holding a different piece of paper: a chart describing isometric trunk stabilization exercises.

Youkilis, who hasn’t played since June 13 and required surgery for a herniated disc in his back, said most...

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