Kevin Youkilis hasn't said anything about former manager Bobby Valentine.

But he made a big statement Tuesday night with his bat, clubbing a three-run homer with first base open and two outs in the fourth inning that enabled Philip Humber and the White Sox to hold on for a 7-5 victory over the Red Sox at Fenway Park.

"I don't think it's any different or any bigger than any one," Youkilis said after hitting a 3-2 pitch off left-hander John Lester. "I think the biggest ones always are in the playoffs and basically those are the best ones.