"Hitting was normal," Youkilis told reporters after going 1-for-4 in a 4-1 loss at Minnesota. "I had to bear down a couple of times and focus while I was out in the field. Once I did that, I actually kind of had fun.
But the highlights on the screen at Target Field reminded him of his nine years in Boston.
"It seems like I can’t escape the Red Sox with some of the highlights up there, but it was kind of nice to see some of your teammates doing well," Youkilis said. "Hopefully (Tuesday) there won’t be any Red Sox highlights, so we can all move on. It was a good day, but unfortunately it was a bad day that we lost."