Lavarnway, 24, was hitting .293/.372/.559 combined at Double-A Portland and Triple-A Pawtucket this season and has hit 30 home runs in 110 games, 16 in 55 games at Triple-A and 14 in 55 games at Double-A. His Numbers across the board have been better in Triple-A than Double-A.
Since being taken in the sixth round of the 2008 draft out of Yale, Lavarnway has hit 75 home runs, including 22 last season at Class A and Double-A.
Youkilis didn't play in the second game of Tuesday's doubleheader, but did play yesterday, collecting one of the team's three hits off of starter David Price. In the last 20 games, Youkilis has hit just .181/.280/.403. He's hitting .266/.380/.481 with 17 home runs and 78 RBI overall.For more baseball news, rumors and analysis, follow @eyeonbaseball on Twitter or subscribe to the RSS feed.