Originally posted on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 4/5/13
Today, The Master unveiled his HR call for Kevin Youkilis, selecting the phrase that voters overwhelmingly supported in a poll three weeks ago on this site:"A NUKE... FROM YOUK."Bringing us up to date on John's calls for new Yankees:Vernon Wells: "The Bronx is Vernon."Travis Hafner: "A Pronk's Bomber"Kevin Youkilis: "A nuke from Youk." OK, I know what you're thinking:  "John is sounding a little... violent, wouldn't you say?"Clearly, John is moving from happy show tunes and extended first-person references, such as "You're on the mark, Teixeira," and "Curtis, you're something sort of grandish."He's returning to short snippets, his roots. Each new call is less than four words. Also, none has yet evolved a secondary cry, such as: "An A-bomb from A-Rod, Alexander the Great conquers again."  Those would likely come later. John doesn't hand out secondary taglines like candy. A hitter has to earn one.Still, there is no doubt that John is invoking violent metaphors. "A nuke from Youk" need...
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