"He might be a couple of more days," Yankees manager Joe Girardi said after Monday's game. "We'll see how he feels [Tuesday]. He felt good, then he went through BP and it tightened up a little bit. It is what it is, and we'll get through it."
Youkilis was removed from the lineup at approximately 6:15 p.m. ET. Lyle Overbay replaced Youkilis at first base and went 0-for-3 against Rays left-hander Matt Moore. Jayson Nix remained the starter at third base, also going hitless in three at-bats.
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