With Kevin Youkilis back in the Red Sox lineup, Bobby Valentine had a decision to make.

Was he going to approach this as a game of musical chairs, where Will Middlebrooks was to be sent down to Triple-A Pawtucket when the music stopped? Or, would it turn out to be more of a jigsaw puzzle, with Bobby V figuring out where to place Youk and Middlebrooks somewhere on the field together?

NESN Nation’s Dan Duquette is glad that it’s turning out to be more of the latter. See more in the video above.

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